Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
320 PM CST FRI FEB 5 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.

GMZ300-061000-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
320 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN GULF WILL MAINTAIN ONSHORE WINDS
TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE COASTAL WATERS ON SATURDAY.
MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN THE WAKE OF THE
FRONT AND MARINERS IN SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION. ANOTHER
HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARD THE COASTAL WATERS SATURDAY
NIGHT AND SUNDAY. YET ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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GMZ330-335-061000-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
320 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ350-355-061000-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
320 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-061000-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
320 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

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