Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
357 PM CST FRI FEB 5 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

GMZ100-061000-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
357 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS WILL SHIFT TO NORTHWEST EARLY SATURDAY...AND
WILL BECOME STRONG SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEHIND A COLD FRONT. WINDS
AND SEAS WILL RELAX BY SUNDAY...BUT ANOTHER NORTHERLY SURGE IS
DUE MONDAY.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-061000-
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-
357 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
9 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AFTER MIDNIGHT
BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 7 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP
ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING
TO A LIGHT CHOP LATE IN THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY  INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
8 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 7 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING
BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 7 TO 9 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH IN THE
LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO A LIGHT
CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 14 TO
19 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 17 TO 20 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON DIMINISHING TO 12 TO 17 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE
CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST 7 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.

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GMZ150-155-061000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
357 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST 7 TO
8 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 17 TO
22 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING
BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 7 TO 8 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND 7 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 18 TO 22 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON DIMINISHING TO 14 TO 19 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ170-175-061000-
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-
357 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN SHIFTING NORTHEAST 7 TO 8 KNOTS
LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS INCREASING TO 19 TO
24 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING
BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 18 TO 21 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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