Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
922 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ100-242130-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
922 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG SOUTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS TODAY AS A DEEP LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DEVELOPS IN
THE CENTRAL PLAINS. SEAS WILL BUILD IN RESPONSE AS WELL. THERE
WILL BE A BRIEF LULL IN THE WINDS THIS EVENING BUT SEAS WILL
REMAIN ELEVATED. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS
WEDNESDAY WITH HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS CONTINUING WITH STRONG
NORTHERLY WINDS. MODERATE NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK BEFORE THE NEXT COLD FRONT BRINGS
STRONG WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS AGAIN ON SATURDAY.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-242130-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
922 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ150-155-242130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
922 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING NORTH 17 TO
22 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
13 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ170-175-242130-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
922 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST LATE IN
THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 16 TO 21 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON SHIFTING NORTH 19 TO 22 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO
16 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$


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