Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 190855
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
355 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ200-192200-
355 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
PATCHY DENSE FOG EARLY THIS MORNING OVER THE NORTHERN BAY WATERS.
A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TODAY DUE TO SURFACE
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO AND SURFACE LOW
PRESSURE NEAR THE RIO GRANDE. ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE SUNDAY. A
SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES MOVING ACROSS THE SOUTH TEXAS
COASTAL WATERS WILL PRODUCE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. WEAK TO MODERATE SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL
BECOME LIGHT AND VARIABLE TUESDAY...BEFORE BECOMING MODERATE TO
STRONG SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ235-192200-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
355 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-192200-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
355 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-192200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
355 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-192200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
355 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-192200-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
355 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.

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