Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
936 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

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

GMZ100-080930-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
936 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHWARD AS STRONG HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN BEHIND IT LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY. MARINE
CONDITIONS WILL QUICKLY DETERIORATE DURING THE DAY THURSDAY WITH
GALE FORCE CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS.
HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS BELOW GALE FORCE ARE LIKELY FOR FRIDAY
AND INTO EARLY SATURDAY FOR THE OFFSHORE WATERS.


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GMZ130-132-135-080930-
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-
936 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST THURSDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
9 TO 14 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN INCREASING TO CHOPPY EARLY IN
THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE LATE IN THE
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 24 TO 29 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
41 KNOTS. VERY ROUGH ON THE BAY . PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE THROUGH THE DAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 24 TO 29 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. GUSTS UP TO 41 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. VERY ROUGH ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO ROUGH EARLY IN THE
MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING, THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
19 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. ROUGH ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO
CHOPPY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
7 TO 11 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY . SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY .
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY . SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY . SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ150-155-080930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
936 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST THURSDAY THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
9 TO 14 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING NORTH 17 TO 22 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
DRIZZLE LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 22 TO 27 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 42 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO
11 TO 15 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 19 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE THROUGH THE DAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 22 TO
27 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. GUSTS UP TO 42 KNOTS. SEAS 11 TO
15 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 19 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
DRIZZLE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 17 TO
22 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 14 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
11 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING,
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
13 TO 18 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ170-175-080930-
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-
936 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST THURSDAY THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
12 TO 17 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN AND DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 21 TO 26 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 26 TO
31 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 43 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET IN
THE MORNING BUILDING TO 13 TO 15 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
19 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND DRIZZLE THROUGH THE DAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 26 TO 31 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
43 KNOTS. SEAS 12 TO 16 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 20 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 22 TO 27 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
23 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 15 FEET SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 13 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING,
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
14 TO 18 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 12 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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