Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
957 AM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ100-212130-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
957 AM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO WILL
INTERACT WITH HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF PRODUCING A
MODERATE EAST TO NORTHEAST WIND ALONG WITH A MODERATE SEA TODAY.
THE GRADIENT STRENGTHENS TUESDAY EVENING WITH A STRONGER NORTHEAST
WIND AND HIGHER SEAS DEVELOPING WEDNESDAY AND POSSIBLY LINGERING
INTO THURSDAY DEPENDING ON FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF A TROPICAL LOW
OVER THE BAY OF CAMPECHE. THIS LOW IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN WELL
SOUTH OF THE LOWER TEXAS GULF WATERS WITH MODERATE TO HIGH SWELL
BEING THE MAIN IMPACT TO THE AREA.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-212130-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
957 AM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
12 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 9 TO
12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO
A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.

$$

GMZ150-155-212130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
957 AM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
14 TO 18 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 12 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
13 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
8 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-212130-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
957 AM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14 TO
17 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO
14 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
7 TO 9 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

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