Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 292040
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
340 PM CDT SAT APR 29 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.

GMZ200-300915-
340 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY TONIGHT AS A
STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE ENTERS TEXAS FROM THE WEST AND
NORTHWEST. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY IN RESPONSE TO THE UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT. STRONG OFFSHORE
FLOW AND MUCH DRIER CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AFTER FRONTAL
PASSAGE. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DECREASE SUNDAY NIGHT THEN BECOME
WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE BY MONDAY AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
EASTWARD ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO AND AS SURFACE LOW
PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER WEST TEXAS. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
INTO THE REGION MID-WEEK WITH STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW BEHIND IT ONCE
AGAIN.

$$

GMZ235-300915-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
340 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE IN THE
NIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-300915-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
340 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE IN THE
NIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-300915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
340 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE
IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...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.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-300915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
340 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE
IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...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.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-300915-
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-
340 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST LATE IN
THE NIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY 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.

$$

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