Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
415 PM CST MON FEB 20 2017

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

GMZ100-210430-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
415 PM CST MON FEB 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...THE APPROACH AND PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT WILL CREATE
ADVERSE MARINE CONDITIONS TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...WITH
SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION OR SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LIKELY TO BE
NEEDED. AFTERWARDS...MARINE CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVER UNDER THE
INFLUENCE OF HIGH PRESSURE...BUT WILL BECOME MORE ADVERSE AGAIN
DURING THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-210430-
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-
415 PM CST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT, THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 7 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT INCREASING TO 9 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH BAY WATERS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN
BUILDING TO A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY AFTER MIDNIGHT BUILDING TO A
MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY LATE IN THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST 14 TO
18 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY BUILDING
TO CHOPPY BAY WATERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT. A
MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH BAY WATERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 7 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING
BECOMING LIGHT, THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND 7 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 11 TO
14 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY
BUILDING TO A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.

$$

GMZ150-155-210430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
415 PM CST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT, THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 7 TO 12 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT INCREASING TO 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14 TO
17 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
12 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON
BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 8 TO
11 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 12 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-210430-
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-
415 PM CST MON FEB 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 7 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN SHIFTING SOUTHWEST 7 TO
11 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS LATE IN THE
NIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 18 TO
23 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6
FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
9 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 7 KNOTS SHIFTING
SOUTHEAST 7 TO 11 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS
1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 12 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

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