Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 012121
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
321 PM CST SUN MAR 1 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.

GMZ200-021015-
321 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A COASTAL TROUGH REMAINS IN PLACE ACROSS THE OFFSHORE
WATERS...WITH WEAK SOUTH WINDS TO THE EAST OF THE TROUGH AND WEAK
NORTHERLY WINDS TO THE WEST OF THE TROUGH. A WEAK TO MODERATE FLOW
ON BOTH SIDES OF THE TROUGH AXIS WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY. AREAS
OF FOG WILL OCCUR AT TIMES INTO MONDAY MORNING...ESPECIALLY TO THE
WEST OF THE TROUGH. AN OVERALL ONSHORE FLOW SHOULD REDEVELOP BY
TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND RESULT IN STRONG TO VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW
AND HIGH SEAS.

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GMZ235-021015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
321 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
DRIZZLE.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO UP TO
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF
FOG.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ230-021015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
321 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
DRIZZLE.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-255-021015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
321 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
DRIZZLE.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS OF
FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-021015-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
321 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. AREAS OF FOG.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ275-021015-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
321 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. AREAS OF FOG.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO
11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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