Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
415 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

GMZ300-232215-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
415 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO THIS
WEEK. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR AN ONSHORE SEA BREEZE TO DEVELOP ALONG THE
COAST EACH AFTERNOON WITH AN OFFSHORE WEST WIND EACH MORNING AS THE
LAND BREEZE DEVELOPS. WINDS DO INCREASE SOME OVER THE WEEKEND BUT
STILL SHOULD SEE LOW SEAS AS A RESULT.

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GMZ335-232215-
GALVESTON BAY-
415 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ355-232215-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
415 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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GMZ375-232215-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
415 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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GMZ330-232215-
MATAGORDA BAY-
415 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ350-232215-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
415 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ370-232215-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
415 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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