Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
346 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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.

GMZ300-250930-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
346 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED DURING THE DAY ON MONDAY
MAY PERSIST INTO EARLY TUESDAY. MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE WINDS
WILL PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY AS WELL...AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS
AND SURF ARE LIKELY THROUGH MEMORIAL DAY. ABOVE NORMAL TIDES
COMBINED WITH SWELLS MAY LEAD TO MINOR FLOODING ON THE GULF FACING
BEACHES OF THE BOLIVAR PENINSULA FROM LATE MONDAY MORNING TO EARLY
MONDAY AFTERNOON. A MORE DAY AND NIGHT PATTERN OF ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL RETURN BY LATE TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ330-335-250930-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
346 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
TONIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY TO
ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING WIDESPREAD IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ350-355-250930-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
346 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
TONIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING WIDESPREAD IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ370-375-250930-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
346 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WIDESPREAD IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3
TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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