Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
421 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

GMZ100-301730-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
421 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK COLD FRONT MOVES MOVES THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS
TODAY. WINDS TO TURN NORTHEAST AND INCREASE TO MODERATE SPEEDS AND
SEAS BUILDS SLIGHTLY. WINDS RETURN TO THE SOUTHEAST SATURDAY AT
LIGHT TO MODERATE LEVELS. A STRONGER FRONT SURGES THROUGH INTO THE
COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT WITH STRONG NORTH WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS
MONDAY AND TUESDAY WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES LIKELY TO BE
ISSUED.


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GMZ130-132-135-301730-
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-
421 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 12 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 12 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT
CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH 8 TO 11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
INCREASING TO 16 TO 21 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY
INCREASING TO CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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GMZ150-155-301730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
421 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH AND
INCREASING 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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GMZ170-175-301730-
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-
421 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 14 TO
19 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 11 TO
16 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHIFTING NORTH AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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