Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
919 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

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.

GMZ300-221615-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
919 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING AS
A DEVELOPING STORM SYSTEM MOVES EASTWARD THROUGH THE STATE. PATCHY
FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY AS A WARM AIRMASS MOVES OVER THE
RELATIVELY COOLER CONTINENTAL SHELF WATERS NEAR THE COAST. STRONG
OR SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE SATURDAY. A LINE OF STORMS MAY
SWING THROUGH THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT BRINGING STRONG TO SEVERE
WINDS. A COLD FRONT SHOULD MOVING OFF THE COAST BY SUNRISE MONDAY
MORNING.

$$

GMZ335-221615-
GALVESTON BAY-
919 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG
IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ330-221615-
MATAGORDA BAY-
919 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE LATE IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ350-355-221615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
919 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE
SEVERE IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-221615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
919 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 11 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$


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