Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
354 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

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

GMZ100-190415-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
354 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS...LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING AS HIGH PRESSURE PREVAILS ACROSS THE
NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION
FRIDAY AFTERNOON WHICH WILL RESULT IN MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH
WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS LATE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES MAY BE REQUIRED FRIDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY.

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GMZ130-132-135-190415-
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-
354 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO
12 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO
A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST 9 TO
12 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A
LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING
BECOMING LIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.

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GMZ150-155-190415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
354 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST 11 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH 14 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
8 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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GMZ170-175-190415-
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-
354 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST 11 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN SHIFTING NORTH 7 TO 9 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

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