Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
338 PM CST WED MAR 1 2017

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ100-020945-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
338 PM CST WED MAR 1 2017

.SYNOPSIS...ADVERSE MARINE CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING
BEHIND A COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE SOUTH OF THE REGION LATE THIS
AFTERNOON. AFTERWARDS...A STRONG SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL
DEVELOP ACROSS THE LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS DUE TO THE
INTERACTION BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF AND LOW
PRESSURE TROUGHING SOUTH OF THE AREA. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-020945-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
338 PM CST WED MAR 1 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO
23 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. CHOPPY ON THE BAY
INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 16 TO
19 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. ROUGH ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO
CHOPPY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING
TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.

$$

GMZ150-155-020945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
338 PM CST WED MAR 1 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS INCREASING TO 21 TO
26 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 17 TO
21 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-020945-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
338 PM CST WED MAR 1 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 21 TO 26 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 19 TO
22 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 12 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 12 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 12 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.

$$



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