Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
1211 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017


.AVIATION...
VFR conditions should persist through Thursday, as the clearing
line has almost swept through all aviation sites. Skies should be
clear by 19Z. Behind the boundary, winds are out of the
northwest. Winds will begin to increase in speed early this
afternoon, with sporadic gusts up to around 19 knots for the
inland sites through early evening. Along the coast, wind speeds
should remain slightly lower in speed, around 15 knots. With high
pressure dominating behind the front, skies will remain clear
until early Friday morning when low level moisture returns to the
forecast.

Hathaway
&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
College Station (CLL)      75  52  80  55  82 /  10   0   0   0   0
Houston (IAH)              75  56  79  56  81 /  10   0   0   0   0
Galveston (GLS)            71  60  71  62  72 /  10   0   0   0   0

&&

.HGX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...NONE.
GM...Small Craft Advisory until noon CST today for the following
     zones: Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship
     Channel out 20 NM...Matagorda Bay.

     SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION until 6 PM CST this evening
     for the following zones: Coastal waters from Freeport to
     the Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM...Matagorda Bay.

     SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION until noon CST today for the
     following zones: Coastal waters from High Island to
     Freeport out 20 NM...Galveston Bay...Waters from High
     Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM.

     Small Craft Advisory until 6 PM CST this evening for the
     following zones: Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship
     Channel from 20 to 60 NM.

&&

$$

Aviation/Marine...08



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