Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
400 AM CST FRI DEC 26 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

GMZ100-261630-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
400 AM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS...ADVERSE MARINE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH
THE WEEKEND IN ADVANCE AND BEHIND THE SATURDAY PASSAGE OF A COLD
FRONT. MARINE CONDITIONS MAY BRIEFLY IMPROVE EARLY NEXT WEEK
BEFORE DETERIORATING AGAIN DUE TO THE PASSAGE OF ANOTHER COLD
FRONT.

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GMZ130-132-135-261630-
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-
400 AM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST 8 TO 12 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 14
TO 19 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN
INCREASING TO 17 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY BUILDING TO CHOPPY BAY WATERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO 16 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY BAY WATERS SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE
CHOP ON THE BAY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 10
KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY LATE
IN THE EVENING AND AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.

$$

GMZ150-155-261630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
400 AM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14 TO 18 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9
FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 16 TO
21 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO 18
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
12 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BECOMING
LIGHT EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ170-175-261630-
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-
400 AM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14 TO 18 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10
FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 13
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 16 TO 21
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 12 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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