Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
328 AM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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.

GMZ200-282100-
328 AM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A GENERALLY WEAK AND AT TIMES VARIABLE FLOW WILL PREVAIL TODAY
THROUGH SATURDAY ALONG WITH NEARLY FLAT SEAS. DRY CONDITIONS WILL
ALSO PREVAIL INTO THE WEEKEND AS AN UNSEASONABLY DRY AIRMASS
CONTINUES TO OVERSPREAD THE REGION. MOISTURE WILL GRADUALLY
INCREASE SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE OVER
THE COASTAL WATERS INTO SOUTHEAST TEXAS WILL INTERACT WITH THIS
HIGHER MOISTURE TO PROVIDE A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY MONDAY THOUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. A WEAK TO
MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL PREVAIL SUNDAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ230-282100-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
328 AM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND AROUND 5 SHIFTING SOUTHEAST EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ235-282100-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
328 AM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ250-255-282100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
328 AM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ270-275-282100-
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-
328 AM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

RH/GW


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