Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
408 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

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

GMZ300-212215-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
408 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
LOW PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN HIGH PLAINS AND HIGH PRESSURE OVER
THE CENTRAL GULF WILL ALLOW FOR A MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW THROUGH
TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE TOWARD THE WESTERN GULF OVER THE
WEEKEND AND WINDS WILL DECREASE ON FRIDAY AND REMAIN LIGHT THROUGH
THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ335-212215-
GALVESTON BAY-
408 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN
THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 5 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ355-212215-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
408 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ375-212215-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
408 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ370-212215-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
408 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

$$

GMZ350-212215-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
408 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ330-212215-
MATAGORDA BAY-
408 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$


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