Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 290900
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
400 AM CDT FRI MAY 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.

GMZ200-292115-
400 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAKENING CONVECTIVE LINE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...SOME
PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS NEAR GALE FORCE EARLY THIS MORNING...WILL
PUSH OFFSHORE BEFORE SUNRISE. TEMPORARILY MODERATE TO STRONG
NORTHERLY WINDS WILL OCCUR BEHIND THE SYSTEM...BEFORE SHIFTING
BACK ONSHORE LATER TODAY. A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL
CONTINUE TONIGHT. ONSHORE FLOW WILL DECREASE SATURDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY AS A FRONTAL BOUNDARY APPROACHES SOUTH TEXAS AND THEN
STALLS. THE FRONT WILL INCREASE THE CHANCE FOR SHOWER AND
THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY OVER THE WATERS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. THE
CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL DECREASE MONDAY AS THE FRONT DISSIPATES.
ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE BY LATE TUESDAY AS UPPER DISTURBANCES
MOVE ACROSS THE ROCKIES.

$$

GMZ235-292115-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
400 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON SHIFTING SOUTHEAST. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-292115-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
400 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE
MORNING SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ250-255-292115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
400 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST EARLY IN
THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE
MORNING SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ270-275-292115-
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-
400 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH EARLY IN
THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE
MORNING SHIFTING NORTHEAST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON SHIFTING
SOUTHEAST. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GW



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