Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 240340
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
1040 PM CDT Wed Aug 23 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.

GMZ200-241615-
1040 PM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Tropical Depression Harvey, currently located over the Southwest
Gulf of Mexico, is expected to continue to move toward the
northwest or north northwest and enter the Coastal Waters by
late Friday. Conditions over the Coastal Waters are expected to
rapidly deteriorate Thursday night and Friday. A Hurricane Watch
remains in effect for the Coastal Waters. Mariners are advised to
monitor the latest forecasts from the National Hurricane Center.


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GMZ235-241615-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
1040 PM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...HURRICANE WATCH IN EFFECT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY... Tropical storm conditions possible with hurricane
conditions also possible. Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots
increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots in the
afternoon. Bays choppy to rough. Showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible. Northeast
wind 30 to 35 knots with gusts to around 50 knots increasing to
40 to 50 knots with gusts to around 70 knots after midnight. Bays
extremely rough. Showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY... Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY... Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots shifting north in the
afternoon. Bays choppy to occasionally rough. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

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GMZ230-241615-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
1040 PM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...HURRICANE WATCH IN EFFECT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Northeast 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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY... Tropical storm conditions possible with hurricane
conditions also possible. Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots becoming
north 25 to 30 knots with gusts to around 40 knots in the
afternoon. Bays rough to occasionally very rough. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible. North wind
35 to 40 knots with gusts to around 55 knots becoming northwest
45 to 50 knots with gusts to around 70 knots after midnight. Bays
extremely rough. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY... Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible. West wind
10 to 15 knots shifting southwest after midnight. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West wind 10 to 15 knots shifting northwest in the
afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible. Northwest
wind 10 to 15 knots shifting west after midnight. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots shifting north in the
afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ255-241615-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
1040 PM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...HURRICANE WATCH IN EFFECT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the evening,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 feet with occasional seas up to
5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet building to 9 feet with occasional seas up to
11 feet after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY... Tropical storm conditions possible with hurricane
conditions also possible. Northeast wind 20 to 25 knots with
gusts to around 35 knots increasing to 30 to 35 knots with gusts
to around 50 knots in the afternoon. Seas 11 feet with occasional
seas up to 14 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible. East wind
40 to 50 knots increasing to 45 to 55 knots after midnight. Gusts
up to 65 knots increasing to 70 knots after midnight. Seas
11 feet with occasional seas up to 14 feet subsiding to 9 feet
with occasional seas up to 11 feet after midnight. Showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY... Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY... Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots shifting north in the
afternoon. Seas 3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ250-241615-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
1040 PM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...HURRICANE WATCH IN EFFECT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the evening,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas
up to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet building to 9 feet with occasional
seas up to 11 feet after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.FRIDAY... Tropical storm conditions possible with hurricane
conditions also possible. Northeast wind 20 to 25 knots
increasing to 35 to 40 knots with gusts to around 50 knots in the
afternoon. Seas 11 feet with occasional seas up to 14 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible. North wind
45 to 55 knots shifting northwest after midnight. Gusts up to
75 knots decreasing to 70 knots after midnight. Seas 11 feet with
occasional seas up to 14 feet subsiding to 8 feet with occasional
seas up to 10 feet after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.SATURDAY... Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible. Southwest
wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West wind 10 to 15 knots shifting northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible. Northwest
wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet with occasional seas up to
5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest wind around 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ275-241615-
Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-
1040 PM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...HURRICANE WATCH IN EFFECT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms late in the evening, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet building to 6 feet with occasional
seas up to 8 feet in the afternoon. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible with
hurricane conditions also possible. East wind 15 to 20 knots
increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots after
midnight. Seas 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet building
to 12 feet with occasional seas up to 15 feet after midnight.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY... Tropical storm conditions possible with hurricane
conditions also possible. Northeast wind 30 to 35 knots with
gusts to around 45 knots becoming east 35 to 40 knots with gusts
to around 55 knots in the afternoon. Seas 14 to 15 feet with
occasional seas up to 19 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible. East wind
45 to 55 knots shifting southeast after midnight. Gusts up to
70 knots. Seas 13 to 14 feet with occasional seas up to 18 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY... Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY...Southwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ270-241615-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60 NM-
1040 PM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...HURRICANE WATCH IN EFFECT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the evening, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible with
hurricane conditions also possible. Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots
increasing to 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet building to 11 feet with occasional
seas up to 14 feet after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.FRIDAY... Hurricane conditions possible. Northeast wind 35 to
40 knots with gusts to around 50 knots increasing to 45 to
55 knots with gusts to around 75 knots in the afternoon. Seas
13 feet with occasional seas up to 17 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible. East wind
45 to 55 knots shifting south after midnight. Gusts up to
75 knots decreasing to 70 knots after midnight. Seas 13 feet with
occasional seas up to 17 feet subsiding to 11 feet with
occasional seas up to 14 feet after midnight. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY... Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible. South wind
10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to
9 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT... Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

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