Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
942 PM CST WED FEB 22 2017

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.

GMZ300-231630-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
942 PM CST WED FEB 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
LIGHT ONSHORE WINDS WILL PREVAIL OVERNIGHT. THESE SOUTHERLY WINDS
ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE THURSDAY EVENING INTO FRIDAY AHEAD OF
THE NEXT COLD FRONT. THE COLD FRONT SHOULD PUSH OFF THE COAST
FRIDAY NIGHT WITH MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS ON SATURDAY.
ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED OFFSHORE ON SATURDAY. WINDS QUICKLY TURN
BACK TO THE SOUTHEAST ON SUNDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES TO THE
EAST.

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GMZ330-335-231630-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
942 PM CST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ350-355-231630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
942 PM CST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-231630-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
942 PM CST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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