Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 212034
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
334 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Middle Texas coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Matagorda ship channel
out to 60 nautical miles.

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest 1/3
of the waves...along with occasional height of the average highest
10 percent of the waves.

GMZ200-220915-
334 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Weak to moderate southeast flow this evening will gradually
weaken overnight and Sunday morning as a cold front approaches the
region. The front will push south across the area by Sunday
afternoon with north flow strengthening for the remainder of the
afternoon. A few showers or even a thunderstorm may occur with the
front on Sunday. A strong north flow will occur in the wake of
the cold front Sunday night into Monday. After frontal passage,
wind and seas are expected to reach Small Craft Advisory
thresholds Sunday night through early Monday. North flow will
weaken slightly Monday night. Another cold front will arrive on
Tuesday with offshore flow increasing to moderate to strong levels
behind the front and continue through Tuesday night.

$$

GMZ235-220915-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
334 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to
10 knots late in the night. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Bays choppy to occasionally rough. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to
occasionally rough.
.MONDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy.
.TUESDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.
.THURSDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy.

$$

GMZ230-220915-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
334 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to
10 knots late in the night. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.
.SUNDAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Bays choppy to occasionally rough. A slight
chance of showers in the morning. A chance of thunderstorms. A
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to
occasionally rough.
.MONDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy.
.TUESDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 5 to 10 knots shifting northeast in the
afternoon. Bays smooth to slightly choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting south
after midnight. Bays smooth.
.THURSDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy.

$$

GMZ255-220915-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
334 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots shifting south late in
the night. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to
5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up
to 9 feet.
.MONDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up
to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas
up to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

$$

GMZ250-220915-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
334 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind around 15 knots shifting south late in
the night. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to
5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet.
.MONDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet after
midnight.
.TUESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up
to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting south
after midnight. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas
up to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South wind around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

$$

GMZ270-275-220915-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-
334 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet building to 7 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet after midnight.
.MONDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to
9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet after midnight.
.TUESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting south
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas
up to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South wind around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet building to 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet after midnight.

$$


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