Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
320 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

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.

GMZ300-052230-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
320 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
GALE FORCE WINDS IN THE WAKE OF LAST NIGHTS COLD FRONT WILL
CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS. THESE STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS
WILL LOWER WATER LEVELS OVER THE BAYS AND INLETS. THE WINDS WILL
DIMINISH AND BECOME NORTHEASTERLY OVER THE WEEKEND.

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GMZ330-335-052230-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
320 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS AND GUSTY DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ350-355-052230-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
320 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS AND GUSTY BECOMING 20 TO 30
KNOTS LATER IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ370-375-052230-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
320 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS AND GUSTY BECOMING 25 TO 30
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 17 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
7 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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