Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
326 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

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.

GMZ300-112215-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
326 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH TODAY.
INCREASING MOISTURE AND COOL SHELF WATERS MAY SET THE STAGE FOR
SEA FOG MONDAY MORNING...AND THEN AGAIN ON TUESDAY MORNING. A
WEAK COLD FRONT SHOULD STALL OVER SOUTHEAST TEXAS MONDAY WITH
LIGHTER WINDS THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A STRONGER COLD FRONT
IS EXPECTED TO PUSH THROUGH WITH MODERATE NORTHEASTERLY WINDS
DEVELOPING BEHIND THE FRONT.

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GMZ330-335-112215-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
326 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ350-355-112215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
326 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY
FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ370-375-112215-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
326 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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