Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
324 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

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.

GMZ300-251015-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
324 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
Elevated onshore winds this afternoon will decrease tonight as a
cold front approaches the coast. Another window for fog
development will exist this evening into tonight ahead of the cold
front. The cold front may linger along the coast before finally
moving off Monday morning. Numerous showers and thunderstorms will
remain possible along the coast until the cold front clears the
coast on Monday with periods of fog possible outside of rain.


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GMZ330-335-251015-
Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-
324 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth after midnight. Patchy fog. Showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog
in the morning. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
A chance of showers in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms. A
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming
slightly choppy in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth after midnight. A slight chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly
choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth to slightly choppy after midnight. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly
choppy after midnight.

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Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
324 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Patchy fog. Showers likely and
a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Patchy fog
in the morning. A chance of showers in the morning. Isolated
thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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GMZ370-375-251015-
Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-
324 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Patchy fog in the evening. A chance
of showers in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
Showers likely after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A
chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A slight
chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional
seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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