Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 190312
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
1012 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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.

GMZ200-191615-
1012 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Increasing moisture from the Gulf of Mexico and an upper level
disturbance will contribute to isolated to scattered showers
tonight through Thursday. Weak to moderate onshore flow expected
tonight through early Thursday. The flow will increase to moderate
levels beginning Thursday afternoon. Mariners in small craft may
need to exercise caution Thursday afternoon and Thursday night.
Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorm activity is
expected through the weekend as a cold front pushes through the
area. Winds will shift from southeast to north-northwest Sunday
morning in response to the front.

$$

GMZ235-191615-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
1012 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. Isolated
showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. Scattered showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.
Scattered showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind around 15 knots. Bays choppy.
.MONDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy.

$$

GMZ230-191615-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
1012 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.
Isolated showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. Isolated showers in the morning, then scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.
Scattered showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.
.MONDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy.

$$

GMZ255-191615-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
1012 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
5 to 10 knots early in the morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered
showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to
6 feet. Scattered showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the
evening. Scattered showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas
up to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to
6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ250-191615-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
1012 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Isolated showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to
5 feet. Scattered showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots shifting southeast
after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to
6 feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. Scattered showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.

$$

GMZ270-275-191615-
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-
1012 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas up to 5 feet. Scattered showers after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to
6 feet. Scattered showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the
evening. Scattered showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. 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
and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.

$$

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