Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 202129
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
329 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

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.

GMZ200-211045-
329 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A weak southeast flow tonight is expected to become southerly on
Tuesday. Isolated to scattered showers will be possible over the
Gulf waters later tonight into Tuesday. A weak easterly flow is
expected Tuesday evening before the next cold front moves through
late Tuesday night. Moderate to strong offshore flow will then
develop late Tuesday night into Wednesday as a cold front and
associated surge of surface high pressure moves across the coastal
waters. Small Craft Advisories will be possible late Tuesday
night into Wednesday. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
are anticipated Tuesday night into Wednesday ahead and along the
front. Offshore flow will weaken on Thursday and become onshore
by Friday night.

$$

GMZ235-211045-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
329 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting south after
midnight. Bays smooth. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southwest wind around 5 knots shifting southeast in
the afternoon. Bays smooth. A slight chance of showers in the
morning.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Bays choppy to occasionally rough. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to
occasionally rough. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots decreasing to up to
5 knots after midnight. Bays smooth to slightly choppy.
.FRIDAY...West wind up to 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Bays smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.
.SATURDAY...South wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South wind 5 to 10 knots shifting east after
midnight. Bays smooth.

$$

GMZ230-211045-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
329 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting southwest late
in the night. Bays smooth.
.TUESDAY...Southwest wind around 5 knots shifting south in the
afternoon. Bays smooth.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Bays choppy to occasionally rough. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to
occasionally rough. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North wind up to 5 knots shifting northwest
after midnight. Bays smooth.
.FRIDAY...West wind around 5 knots shifting south in the
afternoon. Bays smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.
.SATURDAY...South wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting east
after midnight. Bays smooth.

$$

GMZ255-211045-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
329 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind around 10 knots shifting south after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots shifting southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers. A slight chance
of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East wind around 10 knots becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional
seas up to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...North wind up to 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet subsiding to 1 feet in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 feet.
.SATURDAY...South wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South wind 5 to 10 knots shifting east after
midnight. Seas 0 to 1 feet.

$$

GMZ250-211045-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
329 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind around 10 knots shifting south after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots shifting south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up
to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind around 5 knots shifting southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 feet building
to 2 feet after midnight.
.SATURDAY...South wind around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet subsiding to
1 feet in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 10 knots shifting east
after midnight. Seas 1 feet.

$$

GMZ270-275-211045-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-
329 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind around 10 knots shifting south after
midnight. Seas 3 feet. A slight chance of showers in the evening,
then a chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...South wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance
of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet after midnight. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North wind 5 to 10 knots shifting east in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 feet building to
2 feet after midnight.
.SATURDAY...South wind around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet subsiding to
1 feet in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South wind 5 to 10 knots shifting east after
midnight. Seas 1 feet.

$$

TMT/CB


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