Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
948 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

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.

GMZ300-241615-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
948 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
SOUTHERLY WINDS TONIGHT WILL GRADUALLY STRENGTHEN TUESDAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE MOVES EAST OF THE REGION. PATCHY FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE
TUESDAY NIGHT. ANOTHER FRONT WILL CROSS THE COASTAL WATERS
WEDNESDAY WITH A MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE DEVELOPING.

$$

GMZ335-241615-
GALVESTON BAY-
948 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ355-241615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
948 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ375-241615-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
948 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ330-241615-
MATAGORDA BAY-
948 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ350-241615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
948 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING
TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ370-241615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
948 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$


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