Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
353 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ200-241015-
353 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...ONSHORE FLOW WILL
INCREASE TO MODERATE LEVELS TONIGHT...AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
DEEPENS OVER THE LEE OF THE ROCKIES IN RESPONSE TO AN UPPER LEVEL
STORM SYSTEM MOVING OUT OF SOUTHERN ROCKIES. AS THE SYSTEM MOVES
EAST ON THURSDAY...THE SURFACE TROUGH WILL APPROACH THE RIO
GRANDE...RESULTING IN A WEAKENING ONSHORE FLOW.  ONSHORE FLOW WILL
THEN CONTINUE FRIDAY AND INTO THE WEEKEND WITH SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY CONDITIONS POSSIBLE BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON OR SATURDAY
NIGHT ACROSS THE GULF WATERS. ONSHORE FLOW EXPECTED TO DECREASE TO
WEAK TO MODERATE LEVELS ON SUNDAY.

$$

GMZ235-241015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
353 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST LATE. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-241015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
353 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ255-241015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
353 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS LATE THIS EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-241015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
353 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15
TO 20 KNOTS LATE THIS EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-241015-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
353 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS LATE THIS EVENING. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.

$$

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