Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
335 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

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.

GMZ300-010915-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
335 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
OFFSHORE WINDS WILL RELAX THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH SEAS
GRADUALLY DIMINISHING AS WELL.  ONSHORE WINDS WILL RESUME MONDAY
AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OFF TO THE EAST. ANOTHER COLD FRONT IS
EXPECTED TO CROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY.
MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE SHOULD PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY.

$$

GMZ330-335-010915-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
335 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ350-355-010915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
335 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-010915-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
335 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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