Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
401 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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.

GMZ300-242130-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
401 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS IS MOVING ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS FROM
THE WEST EARLY THIS MORNING... AND THIS LINE WILL CONTINUE TO
MARCH EAST THROUGHOUT THE DAY. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS WILL BE
POSSIBLE IN THE VICINITY OF THESE STORMS... AS WELL AS FREQUENT
LIGHTNING... LOCALLY ENHANCED WAVES... AS WELL AS WATERSPOUTS.
THIS LINE IS EXPECTED TO CLEAR THE WATERS LATER TODAY/ THIS
EVENING... BUT ANOTHER ROUND OF STRONG STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
DURING THE DAY ON MONDAY.

OTHERWISE...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR ADVISORY LEVELS WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY AS A POTENT STORM SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS
TEXAS. SEAS WILL ALSO BUILD ACCORDINGLY... REACHING 6 TO 8 FEET
LATER TODAY. DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND SURF ARE LIKELY THROUGH
MEMORIAL DAY. FOR TODAY AND MONDAY...ABOVE NORMAL TIDES COMBINED
WITH SWELLS MAY LEAD TO MINOR FLOODING ON THE GULF FACING BEACHES
OF THE BOLIVAR PENINSULA. A MORE DAY AND NIGHT PATTERN OF ISOLATED
TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL RETURN BY LATE
TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ330-335-242130-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
401 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY
WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL...THEN SOME THUNDERSTORMS
MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ350-355-242130-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
401 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND
HEAVY RAINFALL.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY
RAINFALL...THEN SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL...THEN
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ370-375-242130-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
401 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY
RAINFALL...THEN SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL...THEN
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE
EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$



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