Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1019 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 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

GMZ100-262145-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
1019 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS... THE PRESSURE GRADIENT TIGHTENS GRADUALLY TODAY
ALLOWING FOR A MORE MODERATE AND GUSTY SOUTHERLY WIND MAINLY OVER
THE LAGUNA WITH SOME SLIGHTLY HIGHER WINDS OVER THE OFFSHORE
WATERS OVERNIGHT. THE SLIGHLTY HIGHER WINDS TO MAINTAIN A MODERATE
SEAS THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK LIGHT TO
MODERATE WINDS AND LOW TO MODERATE SEAS CAN BE EXPECTED.
INCREASING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE ON
TAP FOR TODAY AND WEDNESDAY AS A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE PASSES
ACROSS THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO.


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GMZ130-132-135-262145-
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-
1019 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS INCREASING 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY BECOMING CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 10 TO
14 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 14 TO
18 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING
TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
9 TO 14 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 12 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
7 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.

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GMZ150-155-170-175-262145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
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-
1019 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
8 TO 12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

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