Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
347 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ200-220945-
347 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...A MODERATE TO
OCCASIONALLY STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THIS
EVENING FOR THE SOUTHERN BAYS AND WATERWAYS. WIND SPEEDS WILL
GRADUALLY DIMINISH BY FRIDAY NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE
NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO MOVES SLOWLY WESTWARD. A WEAK TO
OCCASIONALLY MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW EXPECTED SATURDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY DUE TO SURFACE LOW PRESSURE OVER WEST TEXAS AND HIGHER
SURFACE PRESSURES OVER THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO. THERE IS A
SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS TUESDAY NIGHT OWING TO INCREASING MOISTURE.


$$

GMZ235-220945-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
347 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-220945-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
347 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE EVENING THEN
DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-220945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
347 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ250-220945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
347 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ270-275-220945-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
347 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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