Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
901 AM CST SUN MAR 1 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.

GMZ300-020330-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
901 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A COASTAL TROUGH MOVING INTO THE UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS WILL
PRODUCE SCATTERED AREAS OF RAIN OR DRIZZLE THROUGH MONDAY.
DEEPENING SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO DRAW WARM MOIST AIR
ACROSS COOLER SHELF WATERS AND PRODUCE SEA FOG OVER THE BAYS AND
NEARSHORE WATERS. THE NEXT STRONG COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO SWEEP
INTO THE COASTAL WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING AND
QUICKLY DRIVE WINDS AND SEAS UP TO ADVISORY LEVELS.

$$

GMZ330-335-020330-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
901 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING ROUGH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ350-355-020330-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
901 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. AREAS OF FOG. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. AREAS OF
FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS OF
FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. AREAS OF
FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ370-375-020330-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
901 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. AREAS
OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. AREAS OF
FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. AREAS OF
FOG.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. AREAS
OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
14 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 15 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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