Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
735 PM CST SUN JAN 22 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.

GMZ200-231415-
735 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
MARINE CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO IMPROVE AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES
HAVE BEEN CANCELLED FOR PORTIONS OF THE AREA. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL
WEAKEN FURTHER THROUGH THE NIGHT WITH SEAS SUBSIDING. A WEAK
ONSHORE FLOW WILL RETURN MONDAY AND STRENGTHEN TO ADVISORY LEVELS
TUESDAY AHEAD OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT THAT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT. A MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW
CAN THEN BE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING BEHIND THE
COLD FRONT. FOR THE END OF THE WORKWEEK LIGHTER WINDS ARE EXPECTED
AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN.

$$

GMZ235-231415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
735 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ230-231415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
735 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ255-231415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
735 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 0 TO
1 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-231415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
735 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-231415-
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-
735 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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