Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
919 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

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.

GMZ300-071630-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
919 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN OVERNIGHT LEADING TO WEAKER WINDS. LIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS SUNDAY WILL CONTINUE UNTIL ALONG COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE OFFSHORE EARLY MONDAY. THIS WILL AGAIN INITIATE A PERIOD OF
MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS. THESE WINDS WILL PERSIST
THROUGH LATE MONDAY EVENING NEARSHORE...TUESDAY MORNING OFFSHORE.

$$

GMZ335-071630-
GALVESTON BAY-
919 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ330-071630-
MATAGORDA BAY-
919 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ355-071630-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
919 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ350-071630-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
919 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH MIDNIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ375-071630-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
919 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-071630-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
919 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH 3 AM...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY LATE THIS
EVENING DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10
TO 15 KNOTS TOWARD MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

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