Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
917 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

GMZ100-202230-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
917 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS AND SEAS ARE DIMINISHING AS HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES
OVER SOUTH TEXAS AND THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO. SEAS WILL SLOWLY
LOWER TO AROUND THREE FEET BY SUNDAY. NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS THE MARINE AREAS...BECOMING LIGHT TO MODERATE ON SUNDAY.
THE DEVELOPMENT OF A COASTAL TROUGH WILL RESULT IN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN ON SUNDAY. SOUTH WINDS WILL RETURN ON MONDAY...FOLLOWED
BY A STRONG COLD FRONT AND HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS ON TUESDAY
INTO WEDNESDAY.

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GMZ130-132-135-202230-
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-
917 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 7 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SMOOTH ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO A LIGHT
CHOP IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 23 TO 28 KNOTS. VERY ROUGH ON THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.

$$

GMZ150-155-202230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
917 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING
BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 24 TO 29 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-202230-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
917 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 9 TO
12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST 7 TO
11 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 7 TO 8 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 26 TO 31 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 11 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.

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