Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 172002
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
302 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ200-180845-
302 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...A GENERALLY
MODERATE ALONG SHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING BEFORE
TURNING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT...AS A WEAK COOL FRONT MOVES
THROUGH THE AREA. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND LIGHT
FOG AHEAD OF THE FRONT. A WEAK TO MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW IS
EXPECTED ON FRIDAY. WINDS WILL BECOME EAST TO SOUTHEAST ON
SATURDAY AND WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE MOVING ACROSS TEXAS WILL PRODUCE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.

$$

GMZ235-180845-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
302 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-180845-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
302 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-180845-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
302 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-180845-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
302 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-180845-
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-
302 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$

JM/ANM/TB







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