Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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FZUS54 KBRO 181433
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
833 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

Lower Texas coastal waters from Baffin Bay to the mouth of the
Rio Grande out to 60 NM.

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.

GMZ100-182130-
Synopsis for Baffin Bay to Rio Grande out 60 nm-
833 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Coastal troughing will persist through Friday with
moderate to fresh winds and elevated wave heights. Winds will
return to southeast this weekend with seas slow to lower. A cold
front will move through the area Sunday night, shifting winds to
north again and maintaining elevated seas through Monday.

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GMZ130-132-135-182130-
Laguna Madre from the Port of Brownsville to the Arroyo Colorado-
Laguna Madre from the Arroyo Colorado To 5 NM north of Port
Mansfield TX-
Laguna Madre from 5 nm north of Port Mansfield to Baffin Bay TX-
833 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on
the bay. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. A light chop on the bay.
Rain showers likely.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A light chop on the bay.
Rain showers likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots shifting south
after midnight. Smooth on the bay. Chance of rain showers in the
evening, then slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on the
bay.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop
on the bay.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Choppy on the bay. Slight
chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots shifting northwest
after midnight. A moderate chop on the bay.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Choppy on the bay.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A light chop on
the bay.

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GMZ150-155-182130-
Coastal waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield out 20 nm-
833 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain
showers likely.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots shifting south
after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
7 feet. Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 7 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

$$

GMZ170-175-182130-
Waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande extending from 20 to
60 nm-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield extending from 20 to
60 nm-
833 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

...Small craft should exercise caution...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Rain showers likely.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to
8 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional
seas up to 8 feet. Slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

$$



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