Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
332 AM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

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

GMZ100-221530-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
332 AM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG EASTERLY FLOW WILL
PERSIST TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING AS HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE
NORTHERN GULF COMBINES WITH A TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE OVER THE
BAY OF CAMPECHE. WINDS AND SEAS BEGIN TO LOWER THURSDAY AS THE
LOW IS PROJECTED TO MOVE INLAND OVER THE YUCATAN PENINSULA AND
HIGH PRESSURE SPREADS OVER THE WESTERN GULF. IMPROVING MARINE
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY WITH GOOD CONDITIONS NEXT WEEKEND
AS WINDS TURN SOUTHEAST.

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GMZ130-132-135-221530-
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-
332 AM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 7 TO
9 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO
A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO
11 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.

$$

GMZ150-155-221530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
332 AM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS INCREASING TO 14 TO 17 KNOTS
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 7 TO
12 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
13 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
7 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ170-175-221530-
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-
332 AM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
7 TO 9 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
8 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN SHIFTING
NORTH EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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