Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
936 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

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.

GMZ300-271615-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
936 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A MODERATE ONSHORE WILL PERSIST FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS WITH
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN U.S.. CONDITIONS ARE BECOMING
SLIGHTLY FAVORABLE FOR SEA FOG TO RETURN AS WARM MOIST AIR OVER
RIDES COOLER WATER NEAR THE COAST. A STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL
DEVELOP WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT. MODERATE
TO STRONG EAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE
THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. ELEVATED TIDE LEVELS WILL BE POSSIBLE
TOWARD THE END OF NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ330-335-271615-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
936 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ350-355-271615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
936 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ370-375-271615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
936 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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