Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1150 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

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.

GMZ300-021815-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1150 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A WEAK COASTAL TROUGH AND ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT WILL BRING PERIODS
OF DENSE FOG...LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE TO THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH
MONDAY. THE NEXT STRONG COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO SWEEP INTO THE
COASTAL WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING AND QUICKLY
DRIVE WINDS AND SEAS UP TO ADVISORY LEVELS.

$$

GMZ335-021815-
GALVESTON BAY-
1150 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING ROUGH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ350-355-021815-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1150 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ370-375-021815-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1150 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 14 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ330-021815-
MATAGORDA BAY-
1150 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. AREAS OF
FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING ROUGH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$


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