Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
428 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ100-091030-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
428 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WITH POLAR ORIGINS WILL GRADUALLY BUILD
ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT AND FRIDAY BEFORE SETTLING BRIEFLY
ACROSS TEXAS ON SATURDAY. A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL
DEVELOP JUST OFFSHORE SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT BEFORE WEAKENING
SUNDAY. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTH TEXAS SUNDAY
NIGHT WITH A SLIGHTLY STRONGER HIGH BUILDING ACROSS NORTH TEXAS
MONDAY AND POSSIBLY CREEPING INTO SOUTH TEXAS MONDAY NIGHT BEFORE
WEAKENING TUESDAY. GALE FORCE WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEAS WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY BEFORE A SLOW IMPROVEMENT BEGINS
LATER FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES FOR WINDS
AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-091030-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
428 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 26 TO 31 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
43 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 22 TO 27 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
38 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. VERY ROUGH ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO ROUGH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 17 TO
22 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. ROUGH ON THE BAY. CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
11 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE
AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY . SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 9 TO 13 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY .
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.

$$

GMZ150-155-091030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
428 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 28 TO 33 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
46 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 24 TO 29 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
41 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 20 FEET. PATCHY RAIN AND DRIZZLE WITH BLOWING SPRAY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 22 TO 27 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
38 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 18 TO 23 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 18 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
BLOWING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
12 TO 17 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-091030-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
428 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 27 TO 32 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
45 KNOTS. SEAS 12 TO 16 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 20 FEET.
PATCHY LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE WITH BLOWING SPRAY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 23 TO 28 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
39 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
11 TO 15 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 19 FEET SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
BLOWING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
14 TO 18 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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