Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
339 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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.

GMZ200-020915-
339 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT ALONG WITH
INCREASING MOISTURE. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE
WATERS MONDAY ALLOWING FOR SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG NORTH FLOW LOOKS TO DEVELOP AFTER
FRONTAL PASSAGE MONDAY NIGHT. MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH FLOW WILL
PERSIST THROUGH NOON TUESDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING. LIGHT AND
VARIABLE WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. AN ONSHORE
FLOW GRADUALLY RETURNS THURSDAY NIGHT AND INCREASES INTO THE
WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ235-020915-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT OCONNOR-
339 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST LATE IN
THE NIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-020915-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
339 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-020915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
339 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-020915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
339 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-020915-
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-
339 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GH/JM



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