Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
923 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

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

GMZ100-252230-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
923 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS...SOUTH WINDS TO STRENGTHEN THROUGH TONIGHT AS GULF HIGH
PRESSURE COMBINES WITH LOWER PRESSURE OVER NORTHWEST TEXAS. AS
WINDS INCREASE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE NECESSARY TONIGHT FOR
THE OFFSHORE WATERS. MODERATE SOUTH WINDS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH
A COLD FRONT BRINGING A SURGE OF MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH WINDS
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-252230-
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-
923 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING TO
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 7 TO
8 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 13 TO 18 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ150-155-252230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
923 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING 3 TO 4
FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
18 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
9 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 7 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING
NORTH 13 TO 18 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ170-175-252230-
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-
923 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING 3 TO 4
FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
18 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$






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