Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
320 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

GMZ100-022030-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
320 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH ALL OF THE LOWER TEXAS
GULF WATERS TODAY INCREASING WINDS AND SEAS THIS AFTERNOON. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL GRADUALLY BUILD IN BEHIND THE FRONT MONDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...AND SETTLE OVER THE WATERS WEDNESDAY
THROUGH THURSDAY. THE HIGH WILL SLIDE INTO THE CENTRAL GULF
FRIDAY. ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS WILL FOLLOW THE FRONT LATE MONDAY
AND CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY BEFORE SUBSIDING FOR THE REST OF
THE PERIOD.

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GMZ130-132-135-022030-
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-
320 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 11 TO
16 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 18 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE
IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 12 TO
16 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHOPPY ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A
MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 9 TO
12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.

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GMZ150-155-170-175-022030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
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-
320 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 12 TO
17 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 18 TO 22 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14 TO
18 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 12 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
12 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

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