Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
901 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016

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.

GMZ200-120330-
901 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK. MODERATE
ONSHORE FLOW DEVELOPS TODAY CONTINUING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.
WINDS RELAX ON FRIDAY BECOMING WEAK TO MODERATE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH ON MONDAY. ISOLATED
SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

$$

GMZ235-120330-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
901 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-120330-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
901 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-120330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
901 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-120330-
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-
901 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.

$$



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