Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
329 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

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.

GMZ300-092215-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
329 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH THROUGH THE MORNING.
MODERATE ONSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON SATURDAY. A FRONT WILL
ARRIVE EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH A STRONG FRONTAL PASSAGE EXPECTED
DURING THE MID WEEK PERIOD.

$$

GMZ330-335-092215-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
329 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS LATER THIS MORNING...AND TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ350-355-092215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
329 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS LATER THIS MORNING...AND TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ370-375-092215-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
329 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT 6 AM CST UNTIL 3 PM CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE
DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATER THIS MORNING...AND TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 13 FEET THIS MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$



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