Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
936 AM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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.

GMZ300-270330-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
936 AM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
ONSHORE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY STRENGTHEN TODAY. STRONG SOUTHERLY
FLOW SHOULD DEVELOP ON WEDNESDAY AS ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM MOVES INTO
THE SOUTHERN PLAINS.

$$

GMZ335-270330-
GALVESTON BAY-
936 AM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ330-270330-
MATAGORDA BAY-
936 AM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST IN THE EVENING. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ350-355-270330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
936 AM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10
TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT AND MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ370-375-270330-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
936 AM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION AFTER 3 PM...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$



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