Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
1030 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

GMZ100-202230-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
1030 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...THE INTERACTION BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GULF
OF MEXICO AND LOW PRESSURE OVER NORTHERN MEXICO WILL PRODUCE
BREEZY WINDS ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS COAST...AND SMALL CRAFT
EXERCISE CAUTION OR SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS LIKELY THROUGH
THURSDAY NIGHT. A TROPICAL WAVE IN THE WESTERN GULF WILL BRING
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
MARINE CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST TO IMPROVE AROUND THE END OF THE
WEEK THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE BECOMES MORE DOMINANT.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-202230-
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-
1030 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO
22 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING
TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS DECREASING TO 12 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. CHOPPY ON THE BAY
DECREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
18 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DECREASING TO
11 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHOPPY ON THE BAY  DECREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS DECREASING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  DECREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO
16 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO
A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS DECREASING TO
7 TO 10 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  DECREASING TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
14 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO
A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DECREASING TO 8 TO
11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
DECREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ150-155-202230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
1030 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS DECREASING TO 9 TO
12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO
16 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS DECREASING TO
9 TO 12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO
14 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 8 TO
11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ170-175-202230-
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-
1030 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 12 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 9 TO
12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
14 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
9 TO 12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
13 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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