Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
912 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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.

GMZ300-230415-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
912 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A stationary front situated from Galveston Bay 20nm south of
Matagorda Bay early this morning will be returning north as a warm
front today. Areas of dense sea fog is situated near the front
and will become a problem again for the bays in the coming days as
onshore flow resumes. The next front will push off the coast late
Saturday night.

$$

GMZ335-230415-
Galveston Bay-
912 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog late in the morning.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Areas of fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Areas
of fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. Areas of fog in the morning. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
chance of showers.

$$

GMZ330-230415-
Matagorda Bay-
912 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
smooth. Patchy fog late in the morning. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east after
midnight. Bay waters smooth. Areas of fog. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. Areas of fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. Areas
of fog in the morning. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northeast after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to
slightly choppy. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
chance of showers.

$$

GMZ350-355-230415-
Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
912 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Areas of fog.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Areas of fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Areas
of fog. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Areas
of fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional
seas up to 6 feet. Areas of fog. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers.

$$

GMZ370-375-230415-
Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-
912 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers.

$$


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