Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
433 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

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

GMZ100-290945-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
433 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GULF WILL INTERACT WITH PRESSURE FALLS
OVER THE SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS...RESULTING IN INCREASING WINDS
TONIGHT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE BY LATE
TONIGHT OVER THE GULF WATERS. WINDS SUBSIDE BY LATER ON FRIDAY BUT
SEAS REMAIN ELEVATED...ESPECIALLY ON THE OUTER WATERS. HAZE WILL
CONTINUE OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-290945-
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-
433 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. HAZE THROUGH THE NIGHT. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
HAZE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
11 TO 16 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY  SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. HAZE AND AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST 7 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING
TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ150-155-290945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
433 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS INCREASING TO 14 TO
18 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. HAZE THROUGH THE NIGHT. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET. HAZE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
12 TO 16 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. HAZE AND AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
12 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 13 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ170-175-290945-
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-
433 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS INCREASING TO 16 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. HAZE THROUGH THE NIGHT. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. HAZE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
13 TO 18 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. HAZE AND AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
12 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 13 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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