Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1046 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

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.

GMZ300-300445-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1046 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH TUESDAY WITH
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS. WINDS WILL
DIMINISH AS LOW PRESSURE OVER THE UPPER TEXAS COAST MOVES INTO THE
COASTAL BEND REGION ON TUESDAY. A SLIGHT RISE IN SEAS MAY BE
OBSERVED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

$$

GMZ335-300445-
GALVESTON BAY-
1046 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING... THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ355-300445-
COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1046 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ330-300445-
MATAGORDA BAY-
1046 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ350-300445-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1046 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ375-300445-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1046 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ370-300445-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1046 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$


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