Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
922 PM CST SUN FEB 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.

GMZ100-271530-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
922 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES
WILL COMBINE WITH WEAK LOW PRESSURE OVER THE SIERRA MADRE TO
MAINTAIN MODERATE SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST FLOW THROUGH TUESDAY. THE
HIGH WILL SHIFT INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC WEDNESDAY ALLOWING A
COLD FRONT TO MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS LATE WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL ACCOMPANY THE FRONT ON
WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD SOUTH THROUGH TEXAS THURSDAY
AND INTERACT WITH LOWER PRESSURE ACROSS THE BAY OF
CAMPECHE...CREATING LOCALLY HAZARDOUS WINDS AND SEAS THROUGH THE
END OF THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-271530-
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-
922 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 10 TO
14 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 15 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...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 19 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.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 7 TO
8 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN SHIFTING NORTHEAST 7 TO
11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 11 TO 14 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT
CHOP IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN INCREASING TO
A MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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GMZ150-155-271530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
922 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS INCREASING TO
13 TO 17 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
11 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN SHIFTING NORTHEAST EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.

$$

GMZ170-175-271530-
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-
922 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
14 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
14 TO 18 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
12 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN SHIFTING WEST 7 TO 11 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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