Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
953 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

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

GMZ100-031600-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
953 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A WARM FRONT WILL EDGE NORTH OF BAFFIN BAY OVERNIGHT. LOW
PRESSURE OVER THE SIERRA MADRE WILL DEEPEN TONIGHT AND SATURDAY
BEFORE WEAKENING SATURDAY NIGHT WITH INCREASING WINDS AND
BUILDING SEAS. A COLD FRONT WILL SLIDE THROUGH THE WATERS SUNDAY
AND SUNDAY NIGHT WITH HIGH PRESSURE GRADUALLY BUILDING IN MONDAY
AND MONDAY NIGHT. THE HIGH WILL SETTLE OVER THE WATERS TUESDAY
THEN MOVE SLOWLY INTO THE GULF TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED FOR WINDS AND SEAS LATE
SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-031600-
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-
953 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS MAY BE NEEDED SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE
CHOP ON THE BAY . ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 17 TO 22
KNOTS AND GUSTY. CHOPPY ON THE BAY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
8 TO 12 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING MAINLY NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT EVERYWHERE.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 12 TO 18 KNOTS
NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD LATE. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST
12 TO 16 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY . CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY .
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY . SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.


$$

GMZ150-155-031600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
953 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
15 TO 18 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST 12 TO
17 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF MORNING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING NORTH AND INCREASING TO 18 TO
23 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-031600-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
953 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE
IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
13 TO 16 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE 5
TO 10 KNOTS THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST 12 TO 17 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 19 TO 24
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF MORNING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NORTHEAST AND INCREASING TO
21 TO 26 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET.

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