Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
304 AM CST THU FEB 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.

GMZ300-112200-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
304 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL PREVAIL TODAY. CAUTION FLAGS REMAIN IN
EFFECT FOR THE OFFSHORE WATERS THIS MORNING. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS
TONIGHT AND FRIDAY WILL NOT BE AS STRONG. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY WITH STRENGTHENING EAST TO NORTHEAST
WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. CAUTION FLAGS MIGHT
BE NEEDED. SOUTHEAST WINDS RETURN ON SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY WITH
THE NEXT COLD FRONT STILL ANTICIPATED LATE ON MONDAY.

$$

GMZ330-335-112200-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
304 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ350-355-112200-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
304 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-112200-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
304 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS MORNING DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

$$


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