Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 292004
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
304 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ200-300830-
304 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION TONIGHT...RESULTING IN A
PERIOD OF MODERATE TO AT TIMES STRONG NORTHEAST FLOW. WIND SPEEDS
WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN THROUGH THE DAY FRIDAY AND INTO THE WEEKEND
AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES INTO THE REGION. A WEAK TO
MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED BY EARLY NEXT WEEK. AN ONSHORE
FLOW WILL INCREASE BY LATE TUESDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
ENTERS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS.

$$

GMZ235-300830-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
304 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-300830-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
304 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-300830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
304 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-300830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
304 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO
2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-300830-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
304 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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