Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 240300
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
1000 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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.

GMZ200-241515-
1000 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A cold front will move across the Gulf Waters late tonight  into
early Tuesday morning. Strong offshore flow will develop  after
frontal passage. No precipitation is expected along the  front.
Northerly flow will gradually weak on Wednesday before  weak
southerly flow returns for Thursday and strengthens to  moderate
levels by Thursday night. Another cold front will push  south
across the area on Friday...bringing another round of strong
northerly flow to the area.

$$

GMZ235-241515-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
1000 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East wind around 5 knots shifting northeast
after midnight, then becoming north 10 to 15 knots early in the
morning. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.TUESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to occasionally
rough.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind around 5 knots shifting south after
midnight. Bays smooth.
.THURSDAY...Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.
.FRIDAY...West wind around 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to
occasionally rough.
.SATURDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.

$$

GMZ230-241515-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
1000 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM CDT TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots shifting north early
in the morning. Bays smooth to slightly choppy.
.TUESDAY...North wind around 20 knots. Bays choppy to
occasionally rough.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East wind around 5 knots shifting south after
midnight. Bays smooth.
.THURSDAY...South wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to
occasionally rough.
.SATURDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.

$$

GMZ255-241515-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
1000 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM CDT TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East wind around 5 knots shifting northeast
after midnight, then becoming north 10 to 15 knots early in the
morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots shifting south
after midnight. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...South wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...West wind around 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet in the afternoon. A slight chance of
showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

$$

GMZ250-241515-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
1000 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM CDT TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to
5 feet in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East wind around 5 knots shifting south after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...South wind around 10 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet in the afternoon. A
slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

$$

GMZ270-275-241515-
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-
1000 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM CDT TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to
10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet building to 6 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas
up to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to
6 feet in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots shifting south
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to
5 feet.
.THURSDAY...South wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest wind around 10 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet in the afternoon. A
slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...North wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas
up to 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up
to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to
6 feet after midnight.

$$



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