Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 292113
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
313 PM CST THU JAN 29 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.

GMZ200-301000-
313 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION BEFORE SUNRISE
FRIDAY...RESULTING IN A MODERATE NORTHEASTERLY FLOW DEVELOPING.
THE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO RELAX AND BECOME SOUTHEAST SATURDAY.
A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST SATURDAY THEN WEAKEN
EARLY SUNDAY AS A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES.  THE
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...PRODUCING STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW IN ITS WAKE BY SUNDAY
NIGHT. THE STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON AND BECOME NORTHEAST.

$$

GMZ235-301000-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
313 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.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...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO 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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ230-301000-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
313 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.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...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO 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 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-255-301000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
313 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 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...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT 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 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-301000-
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-
313 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 2 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.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 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...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 11 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 SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZ/TJ







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