Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
933 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

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.

GMZ300-070430-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
933 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
STRENGTHENING NORTHERLIES IN THE WAKE OF A MORNING COLD FRONTAL
PASSAGE. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN OVERNIGHT AND WEAKEN THIS
OFFSHORE FLOW SUNDAY. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL PASS OFFSHORE EARLY
MONDAY THAT WILL AGAIN INITIATE A PERIOD OF MODERATE TO STRONG
OFFSHORE WINDS THAT WILL PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ335-070430-
GALVESTON BAY-
933 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ330-070430-
MATAGORDA BAY-
933 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING ROUGH
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ355-070430-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
933 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ350-070430-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
933 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-070430-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
933 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

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