Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
920 PM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

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

GMZ100-290945-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
920 PM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD ACROSS THE AREA
TONIGHT WITH IMPROVING MARINE CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH EARLY
TUESDAY. NORTHEAST WINDS AND SEAS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE TUESDAY
AFTERNOON IN THE WAKE OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT WITH DETERIORATING
MARINE CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY. GALE FORCE GUSTS WILL
BE POSSIBLE ON THE GULF WATERS WEDNESDAY.

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GMZ130-132-135-290945-
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-
920 PM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO
A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 7 TO 8 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH IN THE
LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 7 TO 8 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS INCREASING TO 12 TO
17 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ150-155-290945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
920 PM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
12 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 16 TO
21 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ170-175-290945-
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-
920 PM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 9 TO
13 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS INCREASING TO 17 TO
21 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
18 TO 21 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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