Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
936 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

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

GMZ200-050415-
936 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY. AREAS OF
DENSE FOG ARE LIKELY TO CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE MIDDLE TEXAS
COASTAL WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT AS WARM MOIST AIR FLOWS OVER THE
COOLER SHELF WATERS. CHANCES FOR RAIN WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE TODAY
AND TONIGHT AHEAD OF A POWERFUL COLD FRONT. THE FRONT WILL BLAST
SOUTH ACROSS ALL MARINE AREAS TONIGHT WITH A PERIOD OF VERY STRONG
NORTHERLY FLOW AND FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE LIKELY BY LATE
TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY. MARINE CONDITIONS WILL SLOWLY IMPROVE BY
LATE THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY. RAIN CHANCES WILL RETURN ON FRIDAY AND
CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ235-050415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
936 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. BAYS ROUGH
TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ230-050415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
936 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. BAYS ROUGH
TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ250-255-050415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
936 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ270-275-050415-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
936 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 11 TO 13 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 17 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 14 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

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