Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 051528
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
928 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ200-060415-
928 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL QUICKLY MOVE OUT OF THE AREA
LATE THIS MORNING AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES NORTHEAST
INTO CENTRAL TEXAS TODAY. A SURFACE LOW PRESSURE AREA EAST OF
MATAGORDA BAY WILL MOVE NORTHEAST TOWARD THE LOUISIANA COAST THIS
AFTERNOON. MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS WITH HIGH SEAS ARE
EXPECTED THROUGH MID AFTERNOON OVER THE GULF WATERS...WITH WINDS
BECOMING NORTHWEST THIS AFTERNOON. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL WEAKEN
TONIGHT...AND CONTINUE ON TUESDAY...AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT
DECREASES. WEAK ONSHORE FLOW RETURNS TUESDAY NIGHT...BECOMING WEAK
TO MODERATE WEDNESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND TRIGGER ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
SHOWERS. A VERY STRONG TO GALE FORCE NORTH WIND AND MUCH COLDER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO
THURSDAY. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL WEAKEN BY FRIDAY AS THE HIGH PRESSURE
RIDGE MOVES EAST.

$$

GMZ235-060415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
928 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-060415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
928 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ255-060415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
928 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET THIS MORNING DECREASING TO 4 TO
6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWER IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-060415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
928 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

$$

GMZ275-060415-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
928 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EARLY
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 14 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-060415-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
928 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EARLY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET.

$$

TMT/GW/TE



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