Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1003 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

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.

GMZ200-051545-
1003 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BRIEFLY RETURN TONIGHT BEFORE BECOMING
NORTHERLY AGAIN ON THURSDAY. ONSHORE FLOW WILL THEN RESUME ON
THURSDAY NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES TO THE EAST. ONSHORE FLOW
CONTINUES FRIDAY AND WILL INCREASE TO MODERATE LEVELS OVER THE
WEEKEND. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ235-051545-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT OCONNOR-
1003 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST EARLY
IN THE MORNING. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-051545-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1003 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
EARLY IN THE MORNING. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-051545-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1003 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO
2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-051545-
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-
1003 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO
2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

$$

GW/TB/LK



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