Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
402 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ100-310445-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
402 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT MOVED THROUGH THE LOWER TEXAS GULF
WATERS EARLIER TODAY INCREASING NORTHERLY WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS.
SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR THE FAR OFFSHORE WATERS
THROUGH THE EVENING WITH NORTHEAST WINDS SHIFTING EAST TONIGHT. AS
HIGH PRESSURE SHIFTS EASTWARD...SOUTHEAST WINDS RETURN SATURDAY
WITH LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE GULF WATERS SUNDAY BRINGING SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
CONDITIONS TO THE GULF WATERS. CONDITIONS WILL SLOWLY IMPROVE
THROUGH THE EARLY PART OF THE WEEK.

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GMZ130-132-135-310445-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
402 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
12 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO
A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
7 TO 11 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
8 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT SHIFTING SOUTH 7 TO 11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
12 TO 17 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 19 TO
24 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO ROUGH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 21 TO 26 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ROUGH ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO CHOPPY
IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
9 TO 13 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.

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GMZ150-170-310445-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
402 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 11 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH 7 TO
11 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 22 TO 27 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
38 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 18 TO 22 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
12 TO 17 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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GMZ155-175-310445-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
402 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
11 TO 16 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
9 TO 14 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 11 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
14 TO 19 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 22 TO
27 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 38 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 22 TO 27 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
38 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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