Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1039 AM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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.

GMZ100-270345-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
1039 AM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...MODERATE TO FRESH SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AND BUILDING
SEAS WILL OCCUR TODAY AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT TIGHTENS DUE TO
PLAINS LOW PRESSURE INTERACTING WITH HIGHER PRESSURE OVER THE
GULF. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BRIEFLY ON MONDAY BEFORE
DETERIORATING LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY WHEN A STORM
SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS NORTH TEXAS. THE ASSOCIATED FRONT WILL MOVE
OUT OVER THE GULF ON THURSDAY...SHIFTING WINDS TO NORTH.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-270345-
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-
1039 AM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. CHOPPY ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHOPPY ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A
LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SMOOTH ON THE BAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO UP
TO 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ150-155-270345-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
1039 AM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
UP TO 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-270345-
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-
1039 AM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO UP TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

$$


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