Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
334 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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.

GMZ200-012145-
334 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...A WEAK TO MODERATE
ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY WITH SEAS GRADUALLY SUBSIDING.
INCREASING MOISTURE WILL RESULT IN ISOLATED SHOWERS TODAY. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE WATERS MONDAY. SCATTERED TO
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY WITH
MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH FLOW DEVELOPING AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE
MONDAY NIGHT.

MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF
TUESDAY BEFORE LIGHT ONSHORE FLOW GRADUALLY RETURNS WEDNESDAY
NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

$$

GMZ235-012145-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT OCONNOR-
334 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. HAZE. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-012145-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
334 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. HAZE. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ255-012145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
334 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. HAZE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. HAZE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING
TO 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ250-012145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
334 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. HAZE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. HAZE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-012145-
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-
334 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. HAZE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. HAZE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

TMT/TJ


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