Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
301 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

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.

GMZ200-271015-
301 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS WILL BECOME MORE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST
THROUGH TUESDAY AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OVERHEAD. AN UPPER
LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CONTRIBUTE TO DRY CONDITIONS
THROUGH THURSDAY. A WEAK ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS THURSDAY
NIGHT AND CONTRIBUTE TO GENERALLY MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW. WINDS
WILL BECOME WEAK TO MODERATE FROM THE EAST BY FRIDAY NIGHT WITH
MOISTURE INCREASING OVER THE REGION. SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ235-271015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
301 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ230-271015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
301 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-255-271015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
301 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-271015-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
301 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO UP TO
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

CB/TMT







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