Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1027 AM CDT TUE APR 25 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.

GMZ200-260415-
1027 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE ACROSS THE WATERS
BECOMING STRONG TODAY AS LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS OVER THE SOUTHERN
PLAINS. THE STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE FOR MOST OF
TONIGHT BEFORE WEAKENING ON WEDNESDAY AHEAD OF A FRONTAL
BOUNDARY. WINDS WILL BRIEFLY SHIFT TO NORTHERLY WEDNESDAY NIGHT
BEHIND THE COLD FRONT. WINDS WILL RETURN TO A MODERATE ONSHORE
FLOW BY THURSDAY. LATE IN THE WEEK...WINDS AND SEAS MAY INCREASE
AHEAD OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT.

$$

GMZ235-260415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1027 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ230-260415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1027 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ255-260415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1027 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4
TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 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.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
11 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ250-260415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
1027 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ275-260415-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1027 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ270-260415-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1027 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

TMT/GW/PZ



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