Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
301 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

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.

GMZ200-212145-
301 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP TODAY OVER THE OPEN
WATERS. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT THROUGH NOON FOR
NEARSHORE WATERS AND 6PM OFFSHORE. WEAK TO MODERATE FLOW WILL
OCCUR TONIGHT AND TOMORROW AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WEAKENS.
ONSHORE FLOW WILL RETURN WITH MODERATE LEVELS BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY OVER THE COASTAL WATERS AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS
FRIDAY NIGHT AND RESULT IN MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW OVER
THE COASTAL WATERS FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY. ONSHORE
FLOW WILL RETURN SATURDAY NIGHT AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
EAST.


$$

GMZ235-212145-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
301 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-212145-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
301 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN DECREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-212145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
301 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST UP TO 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-212145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
301 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST UP TO
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-212145-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
301 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. 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 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST UP TO
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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