Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
918 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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.

GMZ300-290330-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
918 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
SOUTHEAST WINDS SHOULD INCREASE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT
ACROSS THE UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS. SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO
GRADUALLY BUILD THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WINDS AND SEAS SHOULD
DECREASE WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY AS FRONT PUSHES OFF THE COAST ON
THURSDAY. OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY BUT
SOUTHERLY WINDS DEVELOP AGAIN FOR THE WEEKEND.

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GMZ330-335-290330-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
918 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
BECOMING CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING,
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ350-355-290330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
918 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ370-375-290330-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
918 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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