Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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FZUS54 KBRO 280308
CWFBRO

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
908 PM CST MON FEB 27 2017

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

GMZ100-280930-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
908 PM CST MON FEB 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...MODERATE SOUTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS
SOUTH WINDS FLOW AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THIS FRONT
WILL PASS THROUGH THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO ON WEDNESDAY
PROVIDING A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. GUSTY NORTH
WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-280930-
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-
908 PM CST MON FEB 27 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
18 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING
TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
13 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 7 TO
9 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN INCREASING TO 9 TO 14 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ150-155-280930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
908 PM CST MON FEB 27 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
18 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST 7 TO 9 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 9 TO 14 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 17 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ170-175-280930-
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-
908 PM CST MON FEB 27 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
12 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN SHIFTING NORTH 7 TO 8 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 9 TO 14 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
19 TO 24 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. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 18 TO
21 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 12 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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