Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
346 PM CST THU DEC 25 2014

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

GMZ100-260430-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
346 PM CST THU DEC 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS...SOUTH WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN TONIGHT AS GULF HIGH PRESSURE
COMBINES WITH LOWER PRESSURE OVER NORTHWEST TEXAS. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE LOWER TEXAS GULF WATERS TONIGHT. MORE
MODERATE SOUTH WIND IS EXPECTED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH A COLD
FRONT BRINGING A SURGE OF MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH WINDS SATURDAY
NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-260430-
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-
346 PM CST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 9 TO
12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 9 TO
14 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 13 TO 18 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
14 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT. A
MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ150-155-260430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
346 PM CST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
16 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO
14 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
11 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
11 TO 16 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
9 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ170-175-260430-
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-
346 PM CST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET LATE IN THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
12 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 14 TO
19 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET. RAIN LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
8 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$








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