Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1024 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

GMZ300-020415-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1024 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTHEAST WINDS TO CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WINDS WILL BACK AROUND TO THE NORTHEAST
AND NORTH LATE TONIGHT WITH THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT. THE OFFSHORE
FLOW BEHIND THE FRONT COULD STRENGTHEN TOWARD CAUTION LEVELS
TOMORROW NIGHT AND TUESDAY. AN ONSHORE FLOW SHOULD RETURN BY THE
END OF THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ330-335-020415-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1024 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY DECREASING TO SMOOTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 5 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ350-355-020415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1024 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY
FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-020415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1024 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.

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