Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
308 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

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

GMZ100-041530-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
308 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT HAS MOVED ACROSS THE WATERS OVERNIGHT
...LEAVING STRONG NORTHEASTERLY WINDS IN ITS WAKE. AN EASTERLY
SWELL...THOUGH DIMINISHING WITH TIME...IS ALSO STILL PRESENT.
TONIGHT A SURFACE LOW WILL FORM JUST OFFSHORE...MAINTAINING
STRONGER WINDS THOUGH WITH A SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST. OVERALL
EXPECT ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS TO PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY WITH
ADDITIONAL SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES PROBABLE. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BRINGING BACK STRONG WINDS
AND HIGH SEAS.

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GMZ130-132-135-041530-
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-
308 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016


...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING TO CHOPPY
IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST
16 TO 21 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHOPPY ON THE BAY. RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A
MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN SHIFTING
WEST AROUND 7 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. ROUGH ON THE
BAY . CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. ROUGH ON THE BAY. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.

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GMZ150-155-041530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
308 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

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

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 12 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING,
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 7 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 7 TO
8 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 21 TO 26 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 11 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 11 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET.

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GMZ170-175-041530-
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-
308 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

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

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST 17 TO 21 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14 TO
18 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
9 TO 14 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 7 TO
8 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 24 TO 29 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 13 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 17 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 22 TO 27 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET.

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