Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
349 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ100-052200-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
349 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A SURFACE LOW JUST OFFSHORE WILL MAINTAIN STRONG
NORTHWEST WINDS THROUGH AROUND NOON. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE MOVES INTO
THE REGION BY TUESDAY MORNING, WITH MORE TRANQUIL CONDITIONS
TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BRINGING BACK STRONG WINDS AND HIGH SEAS. GUSTS
BEHIND THE FRONT MAY REACH GALE CRITERIA THURSDAY.

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GMZ130-132-135-052200-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
349 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
7 TO 8 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN BECOMING NORTH 12 TO
17 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP
AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN INCREASING TO ROUGH EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ROUGH ON THE BAY. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ150-155-052200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
349 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 7 TO
9 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 14 TO
19 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN INCREASING TO 23 TO 28 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 24 TO 29 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 11 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 11 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ170-175-052200-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
349 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 11 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 7 TO
11 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 7 TO
9 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 13 TO 18 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING NORTH
24 TO 29 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 13 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 17 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 22 TO 27 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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