Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1117 AM CST WED JAN 28 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.

GMZ300-290600-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1117 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A LIGHT ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL PUSH OFF THE COAST LATE THURSDAY NIGHT WITH MODERATE
NORTHEAST WINDS IN ITS WAKE. ONSHORE WINDS WILL QUICKLY RESUME OVER
THE WEEKEND AHEAD OF A STRONG FRONT EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE WATERS
SUNDAY EVENING.

$$

GMZ330-335-290600-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1117 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

$$

GMZ350-355-290600-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1117 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

$$

GMZ370-375-290600-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1117 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

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