Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1016 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES

GMZ100-302330-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
1016 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A WEAK COLD FRONT IS SWEEPING ACROSS THE LOWER TEXAS COAST THIS
MORNING. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS WILL KEEP UP THROUGH MOST OF THE DAY
AND SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION ON THE GULF OF MEXICO.
WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE SOUTHEAST TOMORROW THROUGH SUNDAY BEFORE A
STRONGER COLD FRONT BRINGS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS TO THE
AREA. CONDITIONS WILL SLOWLY IMPROVE THROUGH THE EARLY PART OF
NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-302330-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
1016 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 12 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT
CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO
14 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
8 TO 11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST 7 TO
8 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 11 TO 16 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT INCREASING TO 16 TO 21 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO CHOPPY EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SHOWERS LIKELY.

$$

GMZ150-170-302330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1016 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 12 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 8 TO 13 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT
INCREASING TO 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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GMZ155-175-302330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1016 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 11 TO
16 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST LATE IN
THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 12 TO 17 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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