Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
936 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

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.

GMZ200-031615-
936 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK TO MODERATE NORTHERLY FLOW LATE THIS EVENING WILL GRADUALLY
BECOME MORE EASTERLY ACROSS THE NEAR AND OFFSHORE WATERS
OVERNIGHT. WIND SPEEDS WILL SLOWLY INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY
TUESDAY AS AN ONSHORE FLOW DEVELOPS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG ARE LIKELY
ACROSS MUCH OF THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT INTO
TUESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND RESULT IN A PERIOD OF VERY STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW AND
HAZARDOUS SEAS INTO THURSDAY. WINDS AND SEAS WILL DIMINISH AND
SUBSIDE LATE THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY BUT OVERALL POOR WEATHER
CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST OVER THE WATERS INTO THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ235-031615-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
936 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF
DENSE FOG. AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ230-031615-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
936 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG. AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF DENSE
FOG.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY
ROUGH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ250-255-031615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
936 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 30 TO
35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...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. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...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. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ270-275-031615-
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-
936 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 FEET. AREAS OF DENSE
FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING...THEN
PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 13 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 30 TO 35 KNOTS DECREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 TO 13 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 17 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO
11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

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