Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
914 PM CST MON JAN 16 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

GMZ100-170915-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
914 PM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A STALLED FRONT OVER SOUTH TEXAS WILL PROVIDE A MUCH
LIGHTER SOUTHEAST WIND TONIGHT AND TUESDAY WITH SEAS SLOWLY
SUBSIDING. THE FRONT BECOMES MORE INVIGORATED WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
MOVES INTO THE COASTAL WATERS THURSDAY WITH WEAK OFFSHORE WINDS
AND A LOW TO MODERATE SEA. RAIN CHANCES MAY INCREASE
SIGNIFICANTLY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WITH THIS FRONT. ONSHORE
WINDS RETURN FOR FRIDAY BEFORE A STRONGER PACIFIC FRONT MOVES
THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

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GMZ130-132-135-170915-
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-
914 PM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
9 TO 12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
7 TO 9 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 7 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AROUND
7 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN BECOMING LIGHT AFTER MIDNIGHT
BECOMING WEST AROUND 7 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A LIGHT CHOP
ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN INCREASING TO
A LIGHT CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 7 KNOTS LATE IN THE
MORNING, THEN BECOMING LIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOOTH ON THE BAY
INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN SUBSIDING TO
SMOOTH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 7 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.

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GMZ150-155-170915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
914 PM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
7 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 7 TO
9 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 7 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

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GMZ170-175-170915-
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-
914 PM CST MON JAN 16 2017


...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR SEAS...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS SHIFTING
SOUTHWEST 7 TO 12 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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