Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FXUS64 KCRP 031736 AAC
AFDCRP

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1136 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...UPDATED FOR THE 18Z AVIATION DISCUSSION.

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.AVIATION...LIFR/MVFR VSBYS STILL LINGERING FOR ALI-CRP-VCT...WITH
EXPECTED SLOW IMPROVEMENT TO 6SM THROUGH THE AFTN. LOW CIGS REMAIN
FOR ALL TAF SITES WITH ONLY MINOR LIFTING TO 1500 FT THIS
AFTN...WITH A PERIOD OF VFR AT LRD. BUT CIGS AND VSBYS WILL RETURN
TONIGHT...WITH POSSIBLE DENSE VSBYS AT ALI-CRP-VCT...PERSISTING
THROUGH MUCH OF WED MRNG. A LIGHT DRIZZLE IS ALSO POSSIBLE FROM
ALI-VCT...BUT WILL HOLD OFF FROM THE TAFS. WIND GUSTS UP TO 20 KTS
THIS AFTERNOON DECOUPLING SHORTLY AFTER 00Z.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 1015 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015/

DISCUSSION...EXTENDED THE DENSE FOG ADVISORIES FOR THE COASTAL
PLAINS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON AND FOR THE MARINE ZONES THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT. THE COASTAL TROUGH AXIS EXTENDED ALONG THE MIDDLE TEXAS
COAST IS EXPECTED TO SLOWLY RIDE NORTH ALONG THE COAST WITH
VISIBILITIES IMPROVING FROM WEST TO EAST. CURRENT HI-RES MODELS
CONTINUE THE DENSE FOG ACROSS THE WATERS WELL INTO TONIGHT AS
SHELF WATERS REMAIN IN THE MID 50S WITH WARM MOIST GULF AIR RIDING
OVER. MAY SEE FOG REDEVELOPING TONIGHT OVER THE COASTAL BEND.
OTHERWISE...NO OTHER MAJOR CHANGES MADE TO THE GRIDS.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
CORPUS CHRISTI    71  62  76  38  43  /  20  10  20  50  40
VICTORIA          72  62  72  34  42  /  20  20  40  50  40
LAREDO            74  62  82  38  43  /  10  10  20  50  40
ALICE             73  62  81  37  41  /  20  10  20  50  40
ROCKPORT          64  59  69  39  44  /  20  10  30  50  40
COTULLA           70  59  77  37  41  /  20  20  30  50  40
KINGSVILLE        73  62  80  39  43  /  20  10  20  50  50
NAVY CORPUS       66  61  70  40  44  /  20  10  20  50  50

&&

.CRP WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL 1 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE
     FOLLOWING ZONES: ARANSAS...BEE...CALHOUN...GOLIAD...
     KLEBERG...NUECES...REFUGIO...SAN PATRICIO...VICTORIA.

GM...GALE WATCH FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON
     FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES: BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY
     TO PORT ARANSAS...BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO
     PORT O`CONNOR...COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT
     ARANSAS OUT 20 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO
     MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM...WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY
     TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM...WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS
     TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO 60 NM.

     DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT FOR THE FOLLOWING
     ZONES: BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS...
     BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR...
     COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM...
     COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
     OUT 20 NM.

&&

$$

CB/85...AVIATION




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