Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 200301
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
901 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

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.

GMZ200-201530-
901 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Moderate to strong southeast flow will prevail tonight and
Tuesday as a strong storm system develops across the Plains. Small
Craft Advisories are in effect for the offshore waters overnight.
Wind speeds should begin to weaken by Tuesday night. A weak to
moderate onshore flow Wednesday will diminish as a cold front
moves into South Texas. Scattered to numerous showers and isolated
thunderstorms will be possible Tuesday night and along the front
Wednesday into Wednesday night. The onshore flow will increase and
rain chances will decrease Thursday into Friday as low pressure
forms over west Texas.

$$

GMZ235-201530-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
901 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy.
Patchy fog.
.TUESDAY...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming east
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.THURSDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to choppy.
.SATURDAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots shifting northeast
after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A
slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ230-201530-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
901 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy.
Patchy fog.
.TUESDAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 20 to
25 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy to occasionally rough. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.THURSDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy.
.SATURDAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots shifting northeast
after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A
chance of showers.

$$

GMZ255-201530-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
901 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Patchy fog.
.TUESDAY...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.THURSDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots shifting northeast
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to
6 feet. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ250-201530-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
901 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6
feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Patchy fog.
.TUESDAY...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.THURSDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots shifting
northeast after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
up to 6 feet. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ270-275-201530-
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-
901 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast wind around 20 knots. Seas 6 to
7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to
7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.THURSDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots shifting
northeast after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet. A chance of showers.

$$



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