Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
347 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

GMZ300-210915-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
347 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
SOUTHERLY WINDS SHOULD INCREASE TONIGHT TO AROUND 15 KNOTS OR JUST
ABOVE PROMPTING SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION BEING ISSUED FOR THE
OFFSHORE WATERS. WINDS SHOULD DECREASE BACK TO MODERATE LEVELS
TOMORROW. HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF SHOULD EDGE INTO
THE UPPER TEXAS COAST LATER THIS WEEK AND OVER THE WEEKEND. THIS
WILL PROVIDE LIGHT SOUTHERLY WINDS AND LOW SEAS INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

$$

GMZ330-335-210915-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
347 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ350-355-210915-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
347 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ370-375-210915-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
347 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$



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