Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
323 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

GMZ100-241530-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
323 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...SOUTH WINDS HAVE ALREADY INCREASED TO HAZARDOUS LEVELS
OVER THE GULF WATERS...AND THIS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY AS A
DEEP LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DEVELOPS IN THE CENTRAL PLAINS. WAVE
HEIGHTS WILL BUILD IN RESPONSE AS WELL. THERE MAY BE A BRIEF LULL
IN THE WINDS THIS EVENING BUT SEAS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH ON WEDNESDAY WITH HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS
CONTINUING WITH STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW. MORE MODERATE NORTHEAST TO
EAST FLOW CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK BEFORE THE
NEXT FRONT BRINGS STRONG WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS AGAIN ON
SATURDAY.


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GMZ130-132-135-241530-
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-
323 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CST THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 KNOTS IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
13 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ150-155-241530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
323 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 17 TO
22 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
13 TO 18 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ170-175-241530-
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-
323 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO
23 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
16 TO 21 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN
SHIFTING NORTH 19 TO 22 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 19 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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