Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 131532
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
932 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Middle Texas coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Matagorda ship channel
out to 60 nautical miles.

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest 1/3
of the waves...along with occasional height of the average highest
10 percent of the waves.

GMZ200-140430-
932 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A weak flow regime is expected for much of the day today, before
a weak southerly flow develops late this afternoon as high
pressure moves east into the Gulf of Mexico. The weak southerly
flow will continue tonight. A frontal boundary will approach the
waters late Thursday. Behind the front, moderate to strong
offshore flow is expected Thursday night through Friday. A chance
of rain will be possible Friday into Friday night. The offshore
flow will become weak to moderate over the weekend. A chance of
showers and a few thunderstorms will be possible over the weekend.


$$

GMZ235-140430-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
932 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast wind up to 5 knots shifting south in
the afternoon. Bays smooth.
.TONIGHT...Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.
.THURSDAY...North wind up to 5 knots increasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the afternoon. Bays smooth to slightly choppy. A slight chance
of sprinkles in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Bays choppy to occasionally rough. A
slight chance of light rain.
.FRIDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to occasionally
rough. A chance of light rain.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy. A slight chance of light rain.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy.

$$

GMZ230-140430-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
932 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast wind up to 5 knots shifting south 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Bays smooth.
.TONIGHT...South wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.
.THURSDAY...Southwest wind up to 5 knots becoming northeast in
the afternoon. Bays smooth to slightly choppy. A slight chance of
sprinkles in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming north
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.
A chance of light rain.
.FRIDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to occasionally
rough. A chance of light rain.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A chance of light rain.
.SATURDAY...North wind around 10 knots. Bays slightly choppy. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots shifting west
after midnight. Bays smooth. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots shifting northwest in the
afternoon. Bays smooth to slightly choppy. A slight chance of
showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy.

$$

GMZ255-140430-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
932 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast wind up to 5 knots shifting south in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots shifting north in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of sprinkles in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet after midnight. A chance of
light rain.
.FRIDAY...North wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet. A chance of light rain.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A slight chance of light rain.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots shifting west after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up
to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ250-140430-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
932 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast wind up to 5 knots shifting south in
the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots shifting north in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A slight chance of sprinkles in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots becoming north
20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet after midnight. A chance
of light rain.
.FRIDAY...North wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to
9 feet. A chance of light rain.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet after
midnight. A chance of light rain.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots becoming west
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional
seas up to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots shifting northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ270-275-140430-
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-
932 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest wind up to 5 knots shifting southwest
in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots shifting northwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of sprinkles in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up
to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to
9 feet after midnight. A chance of light rain.
.FRIDAY...North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet. A chance of light rain.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots after midnight. 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. A chance of light rain.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots shifting west after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West wind 10 to 15 knots shifting northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.

$$

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