Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
404 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

GMZ100-271630-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
404 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS...MARINE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DETERIORATE DURING
THE NEXT 24 HOURS AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES AND MOVES THROUGH.
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE LIKELY TO BE NEEDED TONIGHT AND INTO
SUNDAY. A BRIEF IMPROVEMENT IN WINDS AND SEAS IS EXPECTED EARLY
NEXT WEEK BEFORE BECOMING ADVERSE AGAIN AROUND THE MIDDLE OF NEXT
WEEK DUE TO THE PASSAGE OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT.

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GMZ130-132-135-271630-
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-
404 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 7 TO 11
KNOTS LATE. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP
ON THE BAY LATE. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 11 TO 16
KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 16 TO 19 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY BUILDING TO A MODERATE
CHOP ON THE BAY LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BUILDING TO CHOPPY BAY
WATERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 8
KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.MONDAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST 7 TO 8 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS. CHANCE
OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ150-155-271630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
404 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 7 TO 12
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 14 TO
19 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 18 TO 22 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6
FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 11
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST 7 TO 8 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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GMZ170-175-271630-
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-
404 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 13 KNOTS
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SHIFTING NORTH 16 TO 21 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8
FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 21 TO 26 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 11
KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT...THEN BECOMING EAST 7 TO 9 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 12 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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