Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
306 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 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.

GMZ200-280900-
306 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...A WEAK TO
MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE GULF
WATERS TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. RAIN CHANCES WILL DIMINISH ON
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS DRIER AIR MOVES INTO THE AREA. MODERATE TO
BRIEFLY STRONG NORTHEAST FLOW IS EXPECTED THURSDAY NIGHT AS A
STRONGER AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION. A GENERALLY
WEAK NORTHEAST FLOW IS THEN EXPECTED FOR LATE THIS WEEK AND OVER
THE WEEKEND WITH SUBSIDING SEAS.

$$

GMZ235-280900-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
306 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-280900-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
306 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-280900-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
306 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-280900-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
306 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-280900-
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-
306 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

TMT/RH


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