Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
418 PM CDT SUN MAR 26 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.

GMZ100-270930-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
418 PM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...MODERATE TO FRESH SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AND
BUILDING SEAS WILL CONTINUE AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT TIGHTENS DUE
TO A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IN THE PLAINS INTERACTING WITH
HIGHER PRESSURE OVER THE GULF. MARINE CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE
BRIEFLY ON MONDAY BEFORE DETERIORATING LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY WHEN YET ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS NORTH TEXAS.
THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE LOWER TEXAS
COASTAL WATERS ON THURSDAY WITH WINDS BRIEFLY SHIFTING TO THE
NORTH BEFORE SOUTHERLY FLOW RETURNS FRIDAY.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-270930-
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-
418 PM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 13 TO 18
KNOTS THIS EVENING. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
18 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
11 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS INCREASING TO 14 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
14 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A
MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.

$$

GMZ150-155-270930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
418 PM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 12 TO
16 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-270930-
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-
418 PM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS INCREASING TO 17 TO
21 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 14 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

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