Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
402 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

GMZ100-270515-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
402 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS...ADVERSE MARINE CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
EVENING BEFORE SEAS SUBSIDE AND MARINE CONDITIONS IMPROVE.
SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH AND INCREASE LATE SATURDAY
INTO SATURDAY NIGHT WITH THE PASSAGE OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT. SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED ACROSS ALL LOWER TEXAS
COASTAL WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. MARINE CONDITIONS
WILL BRIEFLY IMPROVE EARLY NEXT WEEK BEFORE DETERIORATING AGAIN
MIDWEEK DUE TO THE PASSAGE OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-270515-
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-
402 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 7 TO
11 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING
TO A LIGHT CHOP LATE IN THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 9 TO
14 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY  INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 11 TO
16 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 17 TO 22 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY ON THE BAY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
8 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST 7 TO 8 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SMOOTH ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ150-155-270515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
402 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
13 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET LATE IN THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
12 TO 17 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 19 TO
24 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
9 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST 7 TO 9 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ170-175-270515-
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-
402 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET LATE IN THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 12 TO 17 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING
NORTH 16 TO 21 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 17 TO
21 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
11 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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