Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1027 PM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

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.

GMZ300-021615-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1027 PM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY IN THE GULF WILL MOVE BACK THROUGH THE AREA
LATE SUNDAY. PERSISTENT SOUTHWEST TO SOUTH WINDS CONTINUE THROUGH
THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND AND THROUGHOUT MUCH OF THE UPCOMING WEEK.

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GMZ335-021615-
GALVESTON BAY-
1027 PM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

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GMZ330-021615-
MATAGORDA BAY-
1027 PM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ350-355-021615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1027 PM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-021615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1027 PM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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