Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
412 AM CDT WED MAY 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.

GMZ100-242045-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
412 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE NORTHWEST GULF OF
MEXICO TODAY IN THE WAKE OF THE WEAK COLD FRONT. LIGHT TO MODERATE
NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL PREVAIL ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS COAST
TODAY. SOUTHEAST WINDS QUICKLY RETURN TONIGHT...BECOMING STRONG
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AS LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS ACROSS WEST TEXAS.
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE NECESSARY THURSDAY AND FRIDAY BEFORE
MORE MODERATE MARINE CONDITIONS RETURN SATURDAY.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-242045-
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-
412 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 7 TO
12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN SHIFTING EAST 7 TO 9 KNOTS
LATE. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 16 TO
21 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. ROUGH ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
13 TO 18 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ150-155-242045-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
412 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS MORNING DIMINISHING TO 8
TO 13 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN SHIFTING NORTHEAST 7 TO
11 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS INCREASING TO 9 TO
14 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN SHIFTING SOUTH 12 TO 16 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 19 TO
22 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 18 TO
21 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ170-175-242045-
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-
412 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS MORNING BECOMING
NORTHEAST 9 TO 14 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 7 TO
12 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN INCREASING TO 11 TO 16 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO
21 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 17 TO
21 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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