Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
850 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ100-042230-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
850 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS...MODERATE WINDS AND SEAS WILL PREVAIL ALONG THE LOWER
TEXAS COAST TODAY IN ADVANCE OF TONIGHT`S PASSAGE OF A STRONG
COLD FRONT. HAZARDOUS WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY IN THE
WAKE OF THIS FRONT THURSDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS A STRONG
NORTHERLY WIND FLOW AND ELEVATED SEA PERSIST.

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GMZ130-132-135-042230-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
850 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST 8 TO 13 KNOTS...SHIFTING NORTH BETWEEN 2 AND
5 AM INCREASING 25 TO 30 KNOTS GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY BECOMING VERY ROUGH BY SUNRISE. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 26 TO 31 KNOTS GUSTS 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING
TO 23 TO 28 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. VERY ROUGH ON THE BAY. RAIN
AND DRIZZLE LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND
DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 17 TO
22 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ROUGH ON THE BAY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
DRIZZLE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 12 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A
MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO
A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE
EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ150-155-042230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
850 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 19 TO
24 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 28 TO 33 KNOTS GUSTS
UP TO 40 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 27 TO 32 KNOTS GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS. SEAS 7
TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. RAIN AND DRIZZLE
LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 12 TO
17 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE
EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ170-175-042230-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
850 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...SHIFTING NORTH 28 TO 34
KNOTS GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 26 TO 33 KNOTS...GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET.
RAIN AND DRIZZLE LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 23 TO 28 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 15 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE THROUGH THE
DAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
9 TO 13 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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