Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
411 AM CST THU FEB 23 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

GMZ100-232215-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
411 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...WITH SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE TO THE EAST AND WEAK LOW
PRESSURE ACROSS WEST TEXAS...THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT IS
INCREASING. AS SUCH...LIGHT WINDS AND LOW SEAS THIS MORNING WILL
BECOME MORE MODERATE LATER TODAY. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE
CAUTION CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY DEVELOP FOR WINDS THIS AFTERNOON.
THE PASSAGE OF A WEAK COLD FRONT DURING THE DAY FRIDAY AND SURGING
HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO WILL KEEP
ADVERSE MARINE CONDITIONS IN PLACE...WITH ADDITIONAL SMALL CRAFT
EXERCISE CAUTION CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES LIKELY THIS WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-232215-
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-
411 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 14 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING
TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 7 TO 11 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN SHIFTING NORTH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON
SHIFTING NORTHEAST 10 TO 13 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A
MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 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.

$$

GMZ150-155-232215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
411 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 14 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 9 TO
14 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 7 TO
9 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON SHIFTING NORTH 7 TO 12 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO
16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 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 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-232215-
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-
411 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 14 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 7 TO 10 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$


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