Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
408 AM CDT TUE APR 25 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.

GMZ100-252115-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
408 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...GUSTY SOUTH WINDS WILL ARRIVE LATER THIS MORNING DUE
TO THE APPROACH OF A COLD FRONT. THESE GUSTY SOUTH WINDS WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHTTIME TONIGHT BEFORE RELAXING TOMORROW
WHEN THE FRONT STALLS ALONG THE COAST. BREEZY SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK BEFORE THE NEXT COLD
FRONT ARRIVES ON SUNDAY.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-252115-
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-
408 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
INCREASING TO ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. ROUGH ON THE BAY SUBSIDING
TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST AROUND
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON SHIFTING NORTH LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A
LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN INCREASING
TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHOPPY ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A
LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ150-155-252115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
408 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING WEST EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON SHIFTING NORTH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-252115-
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-
408 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10
KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET.

$$


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