Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
227 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

GMZ300-250830-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
227 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
THE NORTHWEST GULF WILL REMAIN UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF SURFACE HIGH
PRESSURE THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. A WEAK PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL
ALLOW FOR AN OFFSHORE LAND BREEZE EACH MORNING...AND AN ONSHORE SEA
BREEZE IN THE AFTERNOON. ONSHORE WINDS ARE STILL EXPECTED TO INCREASE
THIS WEEKEND...BUT SEAS SHOULD REMAIN IN THE 2 TO 3 FOOT RANGE.

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GMZ330-335-250830-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
227 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ350-355-250830-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
227 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ370-375-250830-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
227 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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