Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
925 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

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.

GMZ300-061615-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
925 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE WESTERLY WINDS WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT AS A SURFACE LOW
PRESSURE AREA MOVES OUT OF THE GULF WATERS. AFTER A COUPLE OF DAYS OF
LIGHTER WINDS AND SEAS...A STRONG COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE OFF
THE COAST EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. STRONG NORTH WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS
ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN ITS WAKE.

$$

GMZ330-335-061615-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
925 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ350-355-061615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
925 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ370-375-061615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
925 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 25 TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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