Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 010313
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1013 PM CDT WED AUG 31 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.

GMZ200-011530-
1013 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK NORTHERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT ACROSS THE MIDDLE TEXAS
COASTAL WATERS...WITH A VARIABLE FLOW POSSIBLE. SEAS WILL REMAIN
HIGH AT TIMES AS STRONG EASTERLY SWELL MOVES INTO THE REGION.
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
FRIDAY INTO THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ235-011530-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1013 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH EARLY
IN THE MORNING. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-011530-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1013 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH UP TO
5 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-011530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1013 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ250-011530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
1013 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ270-011530-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1013 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ275-011530-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1013 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$


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