Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
926 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

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.

GMZ300-220415-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
926 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT AND EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING. VERY STRONG AND GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AND
VERY ROUGH SEAS AND BAY WATERS CAN BE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BEHIND
THE COLD FRONT...AND A GALE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR SUNDAY. LOOK
FOR WINDS AND SEAS TO GRADUALLY COME DOWN SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY.

$$

GMZ330-335-220415-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
926 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS ROUGH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ350-355-220415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
926 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 25 TO
35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-220415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
926 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 25 TO
35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
50 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS DECREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET.

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