Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
316 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

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.

GMZ200-072145-
316 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK EASTERLY FLOW THIS MORNING WILL BECOME MORE SOUTHERLY THIS
AFTERNOON...AS HIGH PRESSURE SHIFTS EAST. A STRONG UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST AND MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY REGION OVERNIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY MORNING. THIS WILL LEAD
TO ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVING ACROSS THE WATERS MONDAY MORNING AND
RESULT IN MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW BY MONDAY AFTERNOON.
OFFSHORE FLOW WILL WEAKEN DURING THE DAY ON TUESDAY. FLOW WILL
BECOME SOUTHERLY BY TUESDAY NIGHT AND REMAIN LIGHT TO MODERATE
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ235-072145-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
316 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

.TODAY...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-072145-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
316 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

.TODAY...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAYS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-072145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
316 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

.TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-072145-
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-
316 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GW/TE


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