Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
949 PM CST TUE MAR 3 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.

GMZ300-041630-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
949 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
PATCHY SEA FOG IS EXPECTED TO BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD THROUGHOUT THE
REMAINDER OF TONIGHT. THE FOG MAY DIMINISH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON BUT
MAY REDEVELOP WEDNESDAY EVENING AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. THE COLD
FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE OFF THE COAST LATE WEDNESDAY EVENING.
STRONG NORTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT.

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GMZ330-335-041630-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
949 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS ROUGH BECOMING VERY
ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ350-355-041630-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
949 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. AREAS
OF DENSE FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ370-375-041630-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
949 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. AREAS OF
FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 15 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 13 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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