Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1025 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

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.

GMZ200-060415-
1025 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A GENERALLY LIGHT WEST TO NORTH WIND IS EXPECTED TODAY. WEAK
ONSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT AND CONTINUE FRIDAY AS SURFACE
HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST AND SURFACE PRESSURES LOWER OVER WESTERN
TEXAS. ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE TO MODERATE LEVELS OVER THE
WEEKEND. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ235-060415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT OCONNOR-
1025 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON SHIFTING NORTHEAST LATE. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-060415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1025 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON SHIFTING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS LATE. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-060415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1025 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON SHIFTING NORTHEAST LATE. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-060415-
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-
1025 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

$$



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