Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
314 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 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.

GMZ300-300830-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
314 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
THE RECENTLY TIGHT ONSHORE PRESSURE GRADIENT CREATING STRONGER
SOUTHERLIES WILL BEGIN TO WEAKEN AS EASTERN HIGH PRESSURE EXPANDS
BACK WEST INTO THE REGION. THE MID WEEK APPROACH AND PASSAGE OF AN
UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL INCREASE THE CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND STORMS.

$$

GMZ335-300830-
GALVESTON BAY-
314 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ330-300830-
MATAGORDA BAY-
314 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ355-300830-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
314 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3
TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ350-300830-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
314 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ375-300830-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
314 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4
FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ370-300830-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
314 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4
FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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