Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
406 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ100-270430-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
406 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...THE COLD FRONT HAS SWEPT THROUGH THE LOWER TEXAS GULF
WATERS THIS AFTERNOON...WITH NORTH WINDS QUICKLY INCREASING TO 20
TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS WILL INCREASE TO 7 TO 8 FEET ACROSS THE GULF BY
TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO THE DAY TOMORROW. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
IS IN EFFECT UNTIL SUNRISE FRIDAY. IMPROVED WINDS AND SEAS WILL
RETURN BY THIS WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS OVERHEAD.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-270430-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
406 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 11 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON SHIFTING NORTHEAST 7 TO 9 KNOTS LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE CHOP
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 7 TO
9 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS INCREASING TO 7 TO 12 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 13 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ150-155-270430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
406 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 7 TO
11 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 7 TO
11 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ170-175-270430-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
406 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LATE IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 9 TO
14 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SHIFTING SOUTH 7 TO 11 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$


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