Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
341 PM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

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.

GMZ300-290945-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
341 PM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
Weak low pressure over the north central Gulf will move north
tonight. Another area of low pressure will develop in the lee of
the Rockies on Thursday and onshore winds will strengthen in
response to this system. Elevated tide levels could produce some
minor coastal flooding at high tide later tonight. Onshore winds
are expected to persist through the holiday weekend.


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GMZ335-290945-
Galveston Bay-
341 PM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south after
midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms..
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to
slightly choppy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to
slightly choppy.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy.

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GMZ350-355-290945-
Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
341 PM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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GMZ370-375-290945-
Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-
341 PM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up
to 7 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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GMZ330-290945-
Matagorda Bay-
341 PM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south after
midnight. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers in the evening. Isolated
thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy.

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