Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
921 PM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

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

GMZ300-221530-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
921 PM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
LIGHT TO MODERATE EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST FOR
THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO SLOWLY MOVE INTO
THE COASTAL WATERS LATE ON MONDAY OR EARLY ON TUESDAY.

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GMZ330-335-221530-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
921 PM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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GMZ350-355-221530-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
921 PM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ370-375-221530-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
921 PM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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