Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
916 AM CST SUN FEB 14 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.

GMZ300-150430-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
916 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WILL PERSIST OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT. WINDS WILL DECREASE OVERNIGHT AS THE
PRESSURE GRADIENT WEAKENS IN ADVANCE OF A WEAK COLD FRONT MONDAY
NIGHT. A BRIEF PERIOD OF OFFSHORE WINDS EARLY TUESDAY WILL GIVE
WAY TO ONSHORE WINDS BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THESE GENERALLY LIGHT
TO MODERATE ONSHORE WINDS WILL PREVAIL THE REST OF THE WEEK.

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GMZ330-335-150430-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
916 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

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GMZ350-355-150430-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
916 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ370-375-150430-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
916 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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