Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
334 PM CDT Sun Jul 23 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.

GMZ300-240915-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
334 PM CDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A tightened onshore pressure gradient will generate slightly
higher wind speeds the next couple of days, especially overnight.
Winds will slacken for the middle and late week, and waves will
diminish slightly as an area of high pressure develops over the
central Gulf.


$$

GMZ330-240915-
Matagorda Bay-
334 PM CDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms early in the evening.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly
choppy in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth after midnight. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth after midnight. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening.

$$

GMZ335-240915-
Galveston Bay-
334 PM CDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms early in the evening,
then isolated showers and thunderstorms in the late evening and
overnight.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy.
.TUESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to
slightly choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy
becoming smooth after midnight. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
smooth to slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening.

$$

GMZ350-355-240915-
Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
334 PM CDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Isolated
showers and thunderstorms early in the evening.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 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. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.

$$

GMZ370-375-240915-
Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-
334 PM CDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Isolated
showers and thunderstorms early in the evening.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.FRIDAY...South 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. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.

$$


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