Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
948 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

GMZ100-232200-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
948 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL
INTERACT WITH PERSISTENT LOW PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS.
ADVERSE MARINE CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST FROM TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY
NEXT WEEK...WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES LIKELY. MARINE CONDITIONS
WILL BEGIN TO IMPROVE AROUND THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-232200-
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-
948 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ150-155-232200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
948 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 18 TO 21
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14
TO 17 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ170-175-232200-
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-
948 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
13 TO 18 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$



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