Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
413 AM CDT WED MAY 27 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.

GMZ300-272215-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
413 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE ONSHORE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH TOWARD THE END OF
THE WEEK AS THE GRADIENT BEGINS TO WEAKEN. LONG PERIOD SWELLS
PROPAGATING INTO THE COASTAL WATERS HAS PRODUCED ELEVATED SEAS AND
PROMPTED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY. ABOVE NORMAL TIDES COMBINED WITH
SWELLS MAY LEAD TO MINOR FLOODING ON THE GULF FACING BEACHES OF
THE BOLIVAR PENINSULA DURING THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE TODAY AND
POSSIBLY THURSDAY.

$$

GMZ335-272215-
GALVESTON BAY-
413 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ350-355-272215-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
413 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING... THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ370-375-272215-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
413 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ330-272215-
MATAGORDA BAY-
413 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$



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