Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
931 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ200-280415-
931 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...A WEAK TO MODERATE
OFFSHORE FLOW THIS MORNING WILL GRADUALLY BECOME MORE SOUTH TO
SOUTHWEST THIS AFTERNOON AS THE SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST
OF THE AREA. THE SOUTHERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN TO WEAK
TO MODERATE LEVELS WEDNESDAY AS SURFACE LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS. AN UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM
WILL CONTRIBUTE TO DRY CONDITIONS THROUGH THURSDAY. A WEAK ONSHORE
FLOW WILL PERSIST THURSDAY. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT OR EARLY FRIDAY AND CONTRIBUTE TO
GENERALLY MODERATE EAST TO NORTHEAST FLOW. WARMER MOIST AIR WILL
OVERRUN THE COOLER SURFACE AND CONTRIBUTE TO A CHANCE FOR RAIN
FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ235-280415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
931 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ230-280415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
931 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-255-280415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
931 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING SOUTHWEST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-280415-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
931 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

TMT/TE/WC



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