Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
407 PM CDT MON APR 24 2017

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

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.

GMZ300-251000-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
407 PM CDT MON APR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
ONSHORE WINDS WILL BE DEVELOPING TONIGHT AND STRENGTHENING
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. A BRIEF PERIOD OF MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW
IS POSSIBLE LATE WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY AS A COLD FRONT REACHES
THE WATERS. ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TO RESUME LATE IN THE WEEK
AND STRENGTHEN AS A STORM SYSTEM DEVELOPS OVER THE SOUTHERN
PLAINS.

$$

GMZ330-335-251000-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
407 PM CDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ350-355-251000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
407 PM CDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ370-375-251000-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
407 PM CDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET.

$$


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