Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
956 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ300-040430-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
956 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
SEA FOG WILL PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS WARM MOIST AIR CONTINUES
TO OVERRIDE THE COOLER SHELF WATERS. FOG SHOULD LIFT WITH THE
PASSAGE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT LATE WEDNESDAY EVENING. STRONG NORTH
WINDS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT WILL PRODUCE ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS.
A GALE WATCH IS IN EFFECT.

$$

GMZ330-335-040430-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
956 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
DRIZZLE.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS ROUGH BECOMING VERY
ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ350-355-040430-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
956 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ370-375-040430-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
956 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. AREAS OF FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 15 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 13 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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