Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1109 AM CST WED MAR 1 2017

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.

GMZ300-020615-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1109 AM CST WED MAR 1 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST THIS AFTERNOON. ANY REMNANT FOG
IN THE AREA THIS MORNING WILL BE GONE AFTER THE FRONT MOVES
THROUGH. STRONG NORTH WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE
FRONT. AT THE END OF THE WEEK AND OVER THE WEEKEND, LOOK FOR
MODERATE TO STRONG EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS. A
LIGHTER ONSHORE FLOW IS ANTICIPATED FOR THE START OF NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ330-335-020615-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1109 AM CST WED MAR 1 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ350-355-020615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1109 AM CST WED MAR 1 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ370-375-020615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1109 AM CST WED MAR 1 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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