Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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FZUS54 KBRO 260942
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
442 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

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.

GMZ100-262145-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
442 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS...AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
NORTHWEST GULF WATERS TO BRING INCREASING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ON TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. GENERALLY
DRY CONDITIONS WILL THEN RETURN THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE
WEEK...WITH THE EXCEPTION OF A FEW NOCTURNAL SHOWERS. THE
PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL SLIGHTLY TIGHTEN OVER THE GULF TODAY AND
BRING MORE MODERATE WINDS TO THE BAY WATERS. WINDS WILL ALSO
BECOME MORE SOUTHERLY OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...AND MORE
MODERATE SEAS CAN BE EXPECTED. OTHERWISE...LIGHT TO MODERATE
WINDS AND LOW TO MODERATE SEAS CAN GENERALLY BE EXPECTED.

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GMZ130-132-135-262145-
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-
442 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION....

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 10 TO
14 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 14 TO
18 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING
TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
9 TO 14 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 12 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
7 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.

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GMZ150-155-262145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
442 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 12 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
7 TO 12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-262145-
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-
442 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 17 KNOTS
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
12 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
9 TO 12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

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