Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
402 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ100-180430-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
402 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A LIGHT TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW PERSIST THROUGH
WEDNESDAY IN ADVANCE OF A WEAK COLD FRONT. WINDS SHIFT BRIEFLY TO
THE NORTH AT LIGHT SPEEDS MAINLY NEAR THE COAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT
INTO THURSDAY BEFORE A SOUTHEAST WIND RESUMES THURSDAY NIGHT. AT
THE SAME TIME SWELLS BEING DIRECT TOWARDS THE COAST WILL BE
SUBSIDING AS THE WIND FLOW ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF DIMINISHES.
FAIR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AHEAD OF A STRONG
FRONT STILL ANTICIPATED FOR SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. GALE
CONDITIONS LOOK LIKELY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ON THE
INCREASE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.


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GMZ130-132-135-180430-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
402 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT, THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 7 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH LATE IN THE
EVENING, THEN INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT, THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND 7 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A
LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON,
THEN INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 26 TO 31 KNOTS. VERY ROUGH ON THE BAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. ROUGH ON THE BAY.

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GMZ150-155-180430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
402 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST 7 TO
8 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON
BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 28 TO 33 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 23 TO 28 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

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GMZ170-175-180430-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
402 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
9 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
8 TO 13 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 29 TO 34 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 11 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 27 TO 32 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET.

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