Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
928 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

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.

GMZ300-280415-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
928 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
LIGHT TO MODERATE ONSHORE WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH LATE THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING WITH THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT.
SOME SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS COULD ACCOMPANY THE FRONT. MODERATE
TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG NORTH WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT
ALONG WITH AREAS OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ330-335-280415-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
928 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG
EARLY IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ350-355-280415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
928 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

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

$$

GMZ370-375-280415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
928 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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