Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
332 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

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.

GMZ300-102230-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
332 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
OFFSHORE WINDS WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT AND GRADUALLY VEER TO
THE EAST ON SATURDAY THEN SOUTHEAST SATURDAY NIGHT. A FRONT WILL
ARRIVE EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER POSSIBLY STRONGER
FRONTAL PASSAGE SOMETIME AROUND WEDNESDAY OR WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ330-335-102230-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
332 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ350-355-102230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
332 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ370-375-102230-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
332 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 15
KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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