Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
917 AM CST Sun Dec 17 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.

GMZ300-180415-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
917 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
Elevated seas are continuing to subside across the coastal waters
this morning. Winds will be veering to the east and southeast
today as the coastal low continues to move eastward out of the
northern Gulf of Mexico. Early Monday, a warm front will set up
and push north over the bays and coastal waters, and as a result
conditions will become favorable for the development of sea fog
tonight through Tuesday. The next cold front is forecast to push
off the coast Tuesday night into early Wednesday.


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GMZ330-335-180415-
Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-
917 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east in
the afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog late in the morning.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Areas of
fog after midnight. A chance of showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Areas of fog. Showers likely in the
morning. Isolated thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Areas of fog. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Areas of
fog. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy. Areas of
fog in the evening. A chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers
after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly
choppy in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth after midnight. A slight chance of rain.

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GMZ350-355-180415-
Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
917 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers late
in the morning.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of
fog after midnight. A chance of showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas
of fog. Showers likely in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. A
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Areas of fog. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Areas
of fog. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Areas of fog in the
evening. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the
evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of rain.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of rain.

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GMZ370-375-180415-
Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-
917 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers late
in the morning.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A chance
of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 feet. A slight chance of showers
in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight
chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming south
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of rain.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of rain.

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