Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
349 AM CDT SAT AUG 27 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

GMZ100-272100-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
349 AM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS...BROAD HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED
STATES WILL MAINTAIN LIGHT WINDS AND LOW SEAS ALONG THE LOWER
TEXAS COAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO NEXT WEEK. HOWEVER...AN
UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL MOVE OVER THE WESTERN GULF THIS WEEKEND INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK AND BRING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH MUCH OF THE PERIOD.

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GMZ130-132-135-272100-
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-
349 AM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 7 TO 8 KNOTS LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 8 TO 13 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOOTH ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 7 TO
11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING EAST 9 TO
12 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
7 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT...THEN BECOMING EAST 7 TO 12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON
INCREASING TO 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING
TO SMOOTH LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 7 TO
8 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ150-155-170-175-272100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
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-
349 AM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 7 TO 8 KNOTS LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHIFTING NORTHEAST 7 TO 12 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND 7 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 7 TO
11 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 9 TO
13 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST 7 TO
8 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SHIFTING EAST 7 TO 12 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 7 TO
11 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN SHIFTING SOUTH 7 TO 9 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 7 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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