Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
947 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

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

GMZ100-031030-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
947 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS...DENSE FOG ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS COAST WILL PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS VISIBILITIES FOR MARINERS THROUGH ROUGHLY THE NEXT
24 HOURS. FAVORABLE WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY WILL RAPIDLY DETERIORATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT DUE TO THE
PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WINDS AND SEAS
ARE LIKELY FROM THAT TIME THROUGH EARLY IN THE WEEKEND...
WITH A BRIEF PERIOD OF GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS WHEN THE FRONT
INITIALLY PASSES THROUGH THE LOWER TEXAS COAST.

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GMZ130-132-135-031030-
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-
947 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 7 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY. AREAS OF FOG IN
THE EVENING. WIDESPREAD FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AND DRIZZLE THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO 13 KNOTS LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 13 TO 18 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY BUILDING TO CHOPPY BAY
WATERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE
MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 23 TO
28 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT INCREASING TO 26 TO 31 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY BUILDING TO VERY ROUGH BAY
WATERS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 26 TO 31 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS. VERY ROUGH BAY WATERS. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 12 TO
17 KNOTS. ROUGH BAY WATERS SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ150-155-031030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
947 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS SHIFTING
SOUTHEAST 8 TO 13 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE EVENING.
WIDESPREAD FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE
EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
16 TO 21 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT INCREASING TO 28 TO 33 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET
BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 27 TO 32 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 23 TO 28
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 13 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ170-175-031030-
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-
947 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 11
TO 16 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE EVENING. WIDESPREAD FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE
EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 12 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING
NORTH 24 TO 29 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT INCREASING TO 28 TO 33 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
11 FEET BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14
FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 28 TO 33 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 24 TO
29 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 14 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 22 TO 27 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
17 TO 22 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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