Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
347 PM CDT MON APR 24 2017

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

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ200-251015-
347 PM CDT MON APR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...A WEAK TO MODERATE
ONSHORE FLOW WILL TONIGHT WILL INCREASE TO MODERATE TO STRONG
TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS
OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED BY
TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A WEAK BOUNDARY WILL THEN LIKELY MOVE
OFFSHORE WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH WINDS BRIEFLY SHIFTING NORTHEAST.
ONSHORE FLOW WILL RETURN BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. ONSHORE FLOW WILL
STRENGTHEN FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AS LOW PRESSURE ONCE AGAIN DEVELOPS
AND DEEPENS OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS.

$$

GMZ235-251015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
347 PM CDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
EVENING. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-251015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
347 PM CDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.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. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-251015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
347 PM CDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-251015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
347 PM CDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-251015-
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 MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.

$$

TMT/CB



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