Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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FZUS54 KBRO 171013
CWFBRO

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
413 AM CST Wed Jan 17 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.

GMZ100-171530-
Synopsis for Baffin Bay to Rio Grande out 60 nm-
413 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Hazardous marine conditions will continue along the
Lower Texas Coast as an Arctic airmass remains in place over the
Texas coastline. The approach and passage of another cold front
this weekend will maintain strong winds and rough seas through the
next several days.

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GMZ130-132-135-171530-
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-
413 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY
THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Choppy on the bay subsiding to a moderate chop
in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. A moderate chop on the bay subsiding to
a light chop after midnight. Slight chance of rain and drizzle in
the evening, then chance of rain and drizzle after midnight.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on the
bay. Chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...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 becoming south
after midnight. Smooth on the bay increasing to a light chop
after midnight. Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...Southeast 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 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on the bay.
Slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots shifting north after
midnight. A moderate chop on the bay.

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GMZ150-155-171530-
Coastal waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield out 20 nm-
413 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Slight chance of rain and drizzle
in the evening, then chance of rain and drizzle after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain showers
likely.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots diminishing to around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain showers likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of rain
showers.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to
7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Slight chance of
showers.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet. Chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

$$

GMZ170-175-171530-
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-
413 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots shifting northeast 15 to 20
knots in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up
to 12 feet. Slight chance of rain and drizzle in the morning.
Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Chance of rain and drizzle.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet. Chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Rain showers likely.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Rain showers likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Rain showers likely.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet. Slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to
8 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Slight chance of
showers.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas
up to 10 feet. Chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up
to 8 feet.

$$



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