Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 271003 AAA
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
503 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 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.

GMZ200-272230-
503 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A NORTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN THIS MORNING WITH A
LIGHT AND AT TIMES...VARIABLE FLOW BY THIS AFTERNOON.
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
RESULTING IN A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW ON FRIDAY. ONSHORE
FLOW WILL CONTINUE SATURDAY...WITH A WEAK TO MODERATE SOUTHERLY
FLOW AND DRY CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. THERE
IS A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE
REGION TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ235-272230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
503 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ230-272230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
503 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

$$

GMZ250-255-272230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
503 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON SHIFTING SOUTH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ270-275-272230-
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-
503 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$





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