Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1027 AM CDT WED MAY 24 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.

GMZ200-250415-
1027 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
OFFSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY.
ONSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT AND INCREASE THURSDAY AS SURFACE
HIGH PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO AND AS
SURFACE LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER WEST TEXAS. ADVISORY CONDITIONS
WILL BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. MODERATE ONSHORE
FLOW CAN BE EXPECTED INTO THE WEEKEND WITH INCREASING CHANCES FOR
SHOWERS BY EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ235-250415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1027 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ230-250415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1027 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN SHIFTING NORTHEAST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ255-250415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1027 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ250-250415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
1027 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ270-275-250415-
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-
1027 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

PZ



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