Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
322 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

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.

GMZ300-032200-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
322 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
SEA FOG WILL PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS WARM MOIST AIR CONTINUES
TO OVERRIDE THE COOLER SHELF WATERS. FOG SHOULD LIFT WITH THE
PASSAGE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT LATE WEDNESDAY EVENING. STRONG
NORTH WINDS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT WILL PRODUCE ELEVATED WINDS
AND SEAS. A GALE WATCH IS IN EFFECT.

$$

GMZ330-335-032200-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
322 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
DRIZZLE.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH
FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ350-355-032200-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
322 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS
OF DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS
OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. AREAS
OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NORTH NEAR 30 KNOTS WITH
FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ370-375-032200-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
322 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FEET. AREAS OF FOG A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NORTH 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH
HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 13 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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