Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1002 PM CDT MON MAR 27 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.

GMZ300-281615-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1002 PM CDT MON MAR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
ONSHORE FLOW WILL STRENGTHEN TUESDAY AFTERNOON IN ADVANCE OF A STORM
SYSTEM THAT SWINGS THROUGH THE REGION WEDNESDAY INTO EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED TUESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY. OFFSHORE FLOW WEAKENS QUICKLY
THURSDAY NIGHT FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE FLOW
PERIOD THAT DEVELOPS FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY.

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MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1002 PM CDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1002 PM CDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1002 PM CDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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