Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
327 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

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.

GMZ200-232245-
327 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...MUCH DRIER
ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY WITH A
WEAK TO MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW EXPECTED. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE WATERS DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS TONIGHT. A MODERATE
TO STRONG NORTH FLOW IS EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT DURING THE
MORNING HOURS MONDAY. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL WEAKEN SLIGHTLY BY
MONDAY AFTERNOON. WIND WILL DECREASE SIGNIFICANTLY BY LATE
TUESDAY AS THE CENTER OF A SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHES
THE COAST. ONSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP BY LATE WEDNESDAY AND
CONTINUE THURSDAY AS THE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES EAST.

$$

GMZ235-232245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
327 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-232245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
327 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ255-232245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
327 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-232245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
327 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 20
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-232245-
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-
327 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

TMT/GW







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