Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
1048 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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.

GMZ300-171615-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
1048 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
Moderate onshore winds and elevated seas will continue into
Thursday. By the end of the week and on into the start of next week,
expect lighter winds and lower seas as Gulf of Mexico high pressure
edges closer to our area.

$$

GMZ330-335-171615-
Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-
1048 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. Isolated showers.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth after midnight.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth after midnight. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ350-355-171615-
Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
1048 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ370-375-171615-
Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-
1048 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$



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