Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
942 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

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.

GMZ300-070445-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
942 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TODAY AND TONIGHT AS
HIGH PRESSURE SLOWLY BUILDS INTO SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS. A COASTAL
TROUGH IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY SUNDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL STORM
SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE STATE. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
EVEN A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MAY ACCOMPANY THE STORM SYSTEM AS IT
CROSSES THE GULF WATERS ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

$$

GMZ330-335-070445-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
942 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ350-355-070445-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
942 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 15 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ370-375-070445-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
942 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET DIMINISHING TO AROUND 3 FEET SATURDAY MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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