Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1020 PM CDT THU MAY 25 2017

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.

GMZ100-260930-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
1020 PM CDT THU MAY 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL REMAIN TIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
AS GULF HIGH PRESSURE INTERACTS WITH LOW PRESSURE ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN PLAINS. ADVERSE MARINE CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL ALONG THE
LOWER TEXAS COAST TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY. MORE MODERATE MARINE
CONDITIONS RETURN FOR THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK
AS A FRONTAL BOUNDARY APPROACHES AND THEN STALLS JUST NORTH OF THE
AREA...WEAKENING THE PRESSURE GRADIENT. SHOWERS AND SOME
THUNDERSTORMS WILL RETURN TO THE FORECAST BY MEMORIAL DAY.

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GMZ130-132-135-260930-
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-
1020 PM CDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ150-155-260930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
1020 PM CDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 19 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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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-
1020 PM CDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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