Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
928 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

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.

GMZ300-290415-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
928 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS IN THE WAKE OF LAST NIGHTS COLD FRONT
ARE EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY DECREASE LATER THIS MORNING AND THIS AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AS WELL. THE RAINS SHOULD
COME TO AN END BY THIS EVENING AS THE SYSTEM MOVES OFF TO THE EAST.
LIGHTER NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT WILL INCREASE
ONCE AGAIN TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT WITH THE PASSAGE OF ANOTHER
STRONG COLD FRONT. ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS ARE ANTICIPATED THROUGH THE
REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ330-335-290415-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
928 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ350-355-290415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
928 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ370-375-290415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
928 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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