Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
915 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

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.

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915 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A GENERALLY WEAK SOUTHERLY FLOW WITH NEARLY FLAT SEAS WILL
CONTINUE TONIGHT. PATCHY FOG MAY IMPACT AREA BAYS AND THE
NEARSHORE WATERS AT TIMES AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MORE EASTERLY FLOW IS
EXPECTED BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON AS A COLD FRONT MOVES TOWARD SOUTH
TEXAS. THE WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION FRIDAY
MORNING...RESULTING IN A MODERATE NORTHEASTERLY FLOW. THE WINDS
WILL BECOME EASTERLY ON FRIDAY...THEN RELAX AND BECOME SOUTHEAST
SATURDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...PRODUCING STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW IN ITS WAKE.

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BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
915 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
915 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
915 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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