Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZUS54 KBRO 290833
CWFBRO

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
333 AM CDT SAT APR 29 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

GMZ100-291530-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
333 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS
THE LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS INTO SATURDAY EVENING WITH
STEADILY BUILDING SEAS AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT REMAINS STRONG.
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT...QUICKLY SHIFTING WINDS TO THE NORTH WITH HAZARDOUS
WINDS AND SEAS REMAINING IN PLACE THROUGH MUCH OF SUNDAY.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BY SUNDAY NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN
...WITH MORE MODERATE WINDS AND SEAS ON MONDAY CONTINUING THROUGH
MID WEEK. ANOTHER COLD FRONT ARRIVES WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH A CHANCE
FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-291530-
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-
333 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. ROUGH ON THE BAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST 16 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST 15 TO 19 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. ROUGH ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO
15 KNOTS. ROUGH ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 7 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO
14 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE
CHOP ON THE BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ150-155-291530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
333 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 16 TO 21 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 21 TO 26 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 12 TO
17 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO
14 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ170-175-291530-
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-
333 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 21 TO 26 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 11 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 16 TO
21 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 9 TO 13 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 17 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 22 TO 27 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
38 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 11 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
9 TO 14 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

53


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.