Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 270253
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
953 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

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.

GMZ200-271515-
953 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK TO MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW THIS EVENING WILL STRENGTHEN
TO MODERATE LEVELS LATE TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE
COASTAL WATERS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED OVER THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY WITH RAIN
CHANCES DIMINISHING BY TUESDAY NIGHT AS SLIGHTLY DRIER AIR MOVES
IN BEHIND THE FRONT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY
WILL TAPER OFF THROUGH THE MORNING. DRIER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES INTO THE REGION.
WEAK TO MODERATE EAST TO NORTHEAST FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE
END OF THE WEEK.

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GMZ235-271515-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
953 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-271515-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
953 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ255-271515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
953 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-271515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
953 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15
TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-271515-
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-
953 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15
TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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