Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1101 AM CST TUE FEB 28 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.

GMZ100-010515-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
1101 AM CST TUE FEB 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS...MODERATE AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AS SOUTHERLY FLOW CONTINUES AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING
COLD FRONT. THIS FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE NORTHWEST GULF OF
MEXICO ON WEDNESDAY PROVIDING A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT
WITH ADVERSE MARINE CONDITIONS PERSISTING THROUGH THE FIRST HALF
OF THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-010515-
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-
1101 AM CST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE IN
THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON
INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP
ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN
INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
15 TO 25 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY INCREASING TO ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE
CHOP ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE
CHOP ON THE BAY.

$$

GMZ150-155-010515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
1101 AM CST TUE FEB 28 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING AROUND 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-010515-
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-
1101 AM CST TUE FEB 28 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON SHIFTING NORTH AROUND 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 11 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

$$


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