Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 221528
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
928 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

Middle Texas coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Matagorda ship channel
out to 60 nautical miles.

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest 1/3
of the waves...along with occasional height of the average highest
10 percent of the waves.

GMZ200-230415-
928 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A moderate to near strong northerly flow is expected today behind
a cold front that passed through this morning. Surface high
pressure ridge building into the southern plains will maintain a
weak to moderate northeast flow Tuesday and Wednesday. Onshore
flow is expected by Thursday as the ridge of high pressure moves
to the east and a trough forms over the southern high plains.
Moisture will increase by Friday as onshore flow strengthens
leading to a chance of showers.

$$

GMZ235-230415-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
928 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

.REST OF TODAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.
.TONIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy.
.TUESDAY...North wind 5 to 10 knots shifting northeast in the
afternoon. Bays smooth to slightly choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy.
.THURSDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ230-230415-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
928 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

.REST OF TODAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.
.TONIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming around 10 knots
in the afternoon. Bays smooth to slightly choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy.
.THURSDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ255-230415-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
928 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional
seas up to 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ250-230415-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
928 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional
seas up to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ270-275-230415-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-
928 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers late in
the morning.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to
6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...East wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$



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