Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1021 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

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

GMZ300-240415-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1021 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO THIS WEEK.
THIS WILL ALLOW FOR AN ONSHORE SEA BREEZE TO DEVELOP ALONG THE COAST
EACH AFTERNOON WITH AN OFFSHORE WEST WIND EACH MORNING AS THE LAND
BREEZE DEVELOPS. WINDS DO INCREASE SOME OVER THE WEEKEND BUT STILL
SHOULD SEE LOW SEAS AS A RESULT.

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GMZ335-240415-
GALVESTON BAY-
1021 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ355-240415-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1021 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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GMZ375-240415-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1021 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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GMZ330-240415-
MATAGORDA BAY-
1021 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ350-240415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
1021 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ370-240415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
1021 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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