Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1025 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 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

GMZ100-282130-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
1025 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS...THE INTERACTION BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE AND LOW PRESSURE
WILL PRODUCE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ALONG THE LOWER
TEXAS COAST TODAY THROUGH TOMORROW. IMPROVED WINDS AND SEAS WILL
THEN OCCUR FOR THE SECOND HALF OF THIS WEEK...WITH A RETURN TO
MORE ADVERSE MARINE CONDITIONS DURING THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-282130-
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-
1025 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 21 TO
26 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. ROUGH ON THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO
16 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A
MODERATE CHOP IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 7 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 9 TO
14 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 7 TO
9 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ150-155-282130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
1025 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 23 TO
28 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS SHIFTING
SOUTHWEST 9 TO 14 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 9 TO
14 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
7 TO 9 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ170-175-282130-
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-
1025 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS INCREASING TO 24 TO
29 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 22 TO 27 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
38 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
9 TO 14 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST 14 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
7 TO 12 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$



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