Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1001 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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

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.

GMZ300-230330-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1001 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A PERSISTENT FETCH OF GENERALLY MODERATE SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. STRONGER ONSHORE WINDS WILL
DEVELOP OVER THE WEEKEND AND A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY APPEARS LIKELY
OVER THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. THE STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WILL ALSO PRODUCE
FAVORABLE CONDITIONS FOR RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS.
STORMY WEATHER MAY DEVELOP OVER THE COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY AND
CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ335-230330-
GALVESTON BAY-
1001 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15
KNOTS AROUND MIDDAY AND THEN DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS
MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ330-230330-
MATAGORDA BAY-
1001 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
HEAVY RAINFALL.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ355-375-230330-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1001 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15
KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS
MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
HEAVY RAINFALL.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ350-370-230330-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
1001 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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