Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 102109
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
309 PM CST SAT DEC 10 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.

GMZ200-111000-
309 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
WIND WILL TRANSITION TO EAST AND INCREASE TO MODERATE LEVELS
TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. A COASTAL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO ISOLATED SHOWERS TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY. AREAS
OF FOG WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY NIGHT DUE TO NEAR SURFACE MOISTURE
COMBINED WITH DRYING CONDITIONS ALOFT. GENERALLY WEAK ONSHORE
FLOW EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
INTO THE COASTAL WATERS LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT BRINGING ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND INCREASING NORTHEAST FLOW. EAST FLOW RETURNS BY
THURSDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ235-111000-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
309 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ230-111000-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
309 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST LATE IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ255-111000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
309 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-111000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
309 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ275-111000-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
309 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 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. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-111000-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
309 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

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