Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1013 PM CST SAT FEB 6 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.

GMZ200-071715-
1013 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WEAKEN BY SUNDAY AND BECOME
ONSHORE BY THE AFTERNOON AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST. A STRONG
UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST AND
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY REGION THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. THIS WILL LEAD TO
ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVING ACROSS THE WATERS MONDAY MORNING AND
RESULT IN MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW BY MONDAY AFTERNOON
AND MONDAY NIGHT. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL WEAKEN DURING THE DAY ON
TUESDAY. FLOW WILL SHIFT AROUND TO THE SOUTH AND REMAIN LIGHT TO
MODERATE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ235-071715-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1013 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-071715-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1013 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-071715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1013 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET THEN
1 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-071715-
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-
1013 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION LATE THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$



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