Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
913 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

GMZ100-250315-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
913 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS AND SEAS ARE SUBSIDING AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING
COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE THIS MORNING
THROUGH MIDDAY. SOUTH WINDS WILL REMAIN SOMEWHAT ELEVATED OVER
THE OUTER WATERS OF THE LOWER TEXAS COAST THROUGH THE LATE MORNING
HOURS. IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT...WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISH FURTHER. BREEZY ONSHORE FLOW WILL RETURN OVER THE
WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES INTO THE NORTHERN GULF. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY CONDITIONS MAY RETURN FOR THE FAR OFFSHORE GULF WATERS
SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. MARINE CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BY
EARLY NEXT WEEK AS THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT RELAXES.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-250315-
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-
913 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH 9 TO
13 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 14 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.

$$

GMZ150-155-250315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
913 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 8 TO 11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN SHIFTING
NORTH 9 TO 13 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 12 TO
17 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-250315-
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-
913 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 9
TO 14 KNOTS AROUND MIDDAY, THEN SHIFTING NORTH 8 TO 12 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6
FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 17 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

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