Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1017 AM CDT SAT JUL 12 2014

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

GMZ200-130430-
1017 AM CDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO WILL MAINTAIN A
WEAK TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW THROUGH TONIGHT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL END BY EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN AGAIN LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY AS DEEPER MOISTURE RETURNS TO
THE COASTAL WATERS. A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST
THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE TO
MODERATE LEVELS WEDNESDAY NIGHT IN RESPONSE TO A TIGHTENING
PRESSURE GRADIENT DUE TO A SURFACE LOW OVER NORTHERN MEXICO.

$$

GMZ235-130430-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1017 AM CDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. ISOLATED
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-130430-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1017 AM CDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-130430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1017 AM CDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING SOUTHEAST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-130430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
1017 AM CDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-130430-
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-
1017 AM CDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GW/TB/LK



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