Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
959 PM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ200-291530-
959 PM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
WEAK NORTHEAST FLOW THIS EVENING WILL BECOME MODERATE ON THURSDAY
AS A REINFORCING SURGE OF HIGH PRESSURE PUSHES SOUTH ALONG THE
COAST. WIND SPEEDS SHOULD PEAK IN INTENSITY THURSDAY EVENING. A
WEAK TO MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE REGION. A WEAK NORTHEAST FLOW SATURDAY
WILL BECOME EASTERLY BY SUNDAY AS THE HIGH PRESSURE AREA MOVES
EAST.

$$

GMZ235-291530-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
959 PM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH EARLY
IN THE MORNING. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

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GMZ230-291530-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
959 PM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH EARLY
IN THE MORNING. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

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GMZ255-291530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
959 PM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ250-291530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
959 PM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ275-291530-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
959 PM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

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GMZ270-291530-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
959 PM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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