Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
321 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ200-250915-
321 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
WIND SPEEDS WILL INCREASE SLIGHTLY THROUGH EARLY EVENING ACROSS
THE SOUTHERN BAYS AND ADJACENT NEARSHORE WATERS...WITH WIND SPEEDS
OVERNIGHT BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVER ALL MARINE AREAS. LIGHT
ONSHORE FLOW WILL OCCUR DURING MOST OF THE DAYLIGHT HOURS ON
FRIDAY WITH ONLY AN ISOLATED SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM EXPECTED.
DRIER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY AS AN AREA
OF UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE REGION. GENERALLY
LIGHT TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED SATURDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ235-250915-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
321 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS NEARLY SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-250915-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
321 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS NEARLY SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-250915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
321 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-250915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
321 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-250915-
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-
321 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

RH/MB




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