Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
346 PM CST WED FEB 22 2017

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

GMZ100-231000-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
346 PM CST WED FEB 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY SHIFT EASTWARD AND MAINTAIN
LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS AND LOW TO MODERATE SEAS THROUGH EARLY
FRIDAY. THE PASSAGE OF A WEAK COLD FRONT DURING THE DAY FRIDAY
AND SURGING HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO WILL
BRING MORE ADVERSE MARINE CONDITIONS WITH SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE
CAUTION CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES LIKELY THIS WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-231000-
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-
346 PM CST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 12 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST 7 TO 11 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST 7 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON SHIFTING NORTHEAST 8 TO 11 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.

$$

GMZ150-155-231000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
346 PM CST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS
BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 13 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST 7 TO
9 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON SHIFTING NORTH LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-231000-
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-
346 PM CST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS
BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING WEST 7 TO 10 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON SHIFTING NORTHWEST 7 TO 9 KNOTS LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
14 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

$$



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