Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 240318
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1018 PM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

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.

GMZ200-241615-
1018 PM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
WEAK OFFSHORE FLOW TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES INTO SOUTH
TEXAS. SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE TONIGHT. A LIGHT ONSHORE
FLOW WILL RETURN BY MONDAY AFTERNOON AND BECOME WEAK TO MODERATE
MONDAY NIGHT. ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE TO MODERATE TO STRONG
LEVELS TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING THEN DECREASE THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. GENERALLY WEAK TO MODERATE EAST TO SOUTHEAST
FLOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE
THURSDAY AS A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY STALLS OVER THE REGION.

$$

GMZ235-241615-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1018 PM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

$$

GMZ230-241615-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1018 PM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

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GMZ255-241615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1018 PM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. 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 IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. 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 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-241615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
1018 PM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 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 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-241615-
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-
1018 PM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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