Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1127 AM CST TUE JAN 24 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.

GMZ300-250615-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1127 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
SOUTH WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN THROUGH TONIGHT. PATCHY FOG WILL BE
POSSIBLE TONIGHT AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE THROUGH
THE AREA EARLY WEDNESDAY. MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL
DEVELOP IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. LIGHT TO MODERATE MAINLY NORTHEAST
TO EAST WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED TO CLOSE OUT THE WEEK. A REINFORCING
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA OVER THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ330-335-250615-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1127 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ350-355-250615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1127 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. PATCHY
FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

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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-
1127 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$


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