Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
341 AM CDT MON MAR 27 2017

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

GMZ100-271530-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
341 AM CDT MON MAR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...THE INTERACTION BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE AND LOW PRESSURE
WILL PRODUCE MODERATE TO BREEZY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS ALONG THE
LOWER TEXAS COAST THROUGH THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. SMALL CRAFT
EXERCISE CAUTION IS IN EFFECT...WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES
POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND THROUGH LATE IN THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-271530-
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-
341 AM CDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 17
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS INCREASING TO 16 TO
21 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY BUILDING TO CHOPPY BAY WATERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 12 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. CHOPPY BAY WATERS
SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
8 TO 13 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN SHIFTING SOUTHWEST 7 TO
11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS.


$$

GMZ150-155-271530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
341 AM CDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN INCREASING TO 12 TO 17 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
18 TO 23 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 12 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING
SOUTHWEST EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-271530-
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-
341 AM CDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS INCREASING TO 14 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 12 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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