Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
933 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ100-250930-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
933 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO HAZARDOUS LEVELS
THIS EVENING AS A COLD FRONT MOVES OVER THE COASTAL WATERS FROM
THE NORTH. WINDS SUBSIDE TO BREEZY WITH ONSHORE FLOW RETURNING
OVER THE WEEKEND AS A SURFACE HIGH MOVES FROM THE SOUTHERN PLAINS
TO THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS
MAY AGAIN OCCUR FOR THE FAR OFFSHORE GULF WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT
INTO SUNDAY. MARINE CONDITIONS IMPROVE FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY AS
THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT RELAXES WITH A SURFACE TROUGH NEAR
THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY. WINDS AND SEAS MAY ONCE AGAIN BECOME
HAZARDOUS ON WEDNESDAY AS A COLD FRONT PASSES THROUGH THE LOWER
TEXAS COASTAL WATERS.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-250930-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
933 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO
13 TO 18 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
BECOMING CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 14 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
13 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.

$$

GMZ150-155-250930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
933 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO
17 TO 22 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ170-175-250930-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
933 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS INCREASING TO
19 TO 22 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 9 TO
13 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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