Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
318 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ200-022245-
318 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A COASTAL TROUGH REMAINS ACROSS THE EASTERN EDGE OF THE OFFSHORE
WATERS WITH WEAK SOUTH WINDS TO THE EAST OF THE TROUGH AND WEAK
NORTHERLY WINDS TO THE WEST OF THE TROUGH. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL
OCCUR AT TIMES THIS MORNING OVER THE BAYS AND NEAR SHORE WATERS.
AN OVERALL ONSHORE FLOW SHOULD DEVELOP BY TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND RESULT
IN STRONG TO VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND HIGH SEAS THROUGH THE
END OF THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ235-022245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
318 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ230-022245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
318 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
ROUGH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ250-255-022245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
318 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE. VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ270-022245-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
318 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE. VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO
11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ275-022245-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
318 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 13 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

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