Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
934 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

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.

GMZ300-210430-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
934 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE REGION TODAY
GRADUALLY DIMINISHING IN COVERAGE LATE THIS AFTERNOON. MODERATE
OFFSHORE FLOW THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON SHOULD WEAKEN BY LATE
AFTERNOON. ONSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO RETURN WEDNESDAY NIGHT
AND THURSDAY.


$$

GMZ335-210430-
GALVESTON BAY-
934 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
LATE IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING,
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ330-210430-
MATAGORDA BAY-
934 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5
TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING,
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ355-210430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
934 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS
OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ350-210430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
934 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING,
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. AREAS
OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ375-210430-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
934 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
7 FEET. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH LATE IN THE MORNING.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. AREAS
OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-210430-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
934 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8
FEET. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. AREAS
OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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