Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
335 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

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.

GMZ300-201030-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
335 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
THE COASTAL FRONT WILL MOVE EAST OF THE AREA TONIGHT. STRONG
OFFSHORE WINDS WILL DEVELOP THROUGHOUT THE EVENING AND PERSIST
INTO SATURDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD OVERHEAD
SATURDAY AND MOVE EAST OF THE AREA LATE SUNDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
IS EXPECTED TO MOVE OFF THE COAST ON TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ330-335-201030-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
335 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ350-355-201030-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
335 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-201030-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
335 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE THIS EVENING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11
FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$



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