Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FZUS54 KHGX 280430 AAA
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1130 PM CDT SAT AUG 27 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.

GMZ300-281715-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1130 PM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BE SITUATED OFF OF THE TEXAS COAST
OVER THE WEEKEND. LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE NORTHEAST TO EAST
WINDS SHOULD PERSIST INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED...AND WINDS AND SEAS WILL BE HIGHER IN
AND NEAR STORMS.

$$

GMZ335-281715-
GALVESTON BAY-
1130 PM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ350-281715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1130 PM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ370-375-281715-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1130 PM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ355-281715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1130 PM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ330-281715-
MATAGORDA BAY-
1130 PM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS LIKELY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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