Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
904 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

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.

GMZ200-020415-
904 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A COASTAL TROUGH REMAINS NEARLY STATIONARY JUST EAST OF THE MIDDLE
TEXAS COAST...WITH WEAK SOUTHEAST WINDS TO THE EAST OF THE TROUGH
AND WEAK NORTHERLY WINDS TO THE WEST OF THE TROUGH. AREAS OF
FOG...DENSE AT TIMES...WILL LIKELY PERSIST THROUGH AT LEAST MIDDAY.
AN ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY AS A STRONG
UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE DEVELOPS TO THE NORTHWEST. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND RESULT IN STRONG
TO VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND HIGH SEAS. RAIN CHANCES WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ235-020415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
904 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE. VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ230-020415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
904 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 5 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF
DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-255-020415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
904 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE. VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 13 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-020415-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
904 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 10 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 11 TO 13 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 17 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ275-020415-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
904 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 10 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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