Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
326 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

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.

GMZ300-071015-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
326 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
NORTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN AND SEAS DIMINISH
THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT. A COASTAL TROUGH IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY
SUNDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE STATE.
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND EVEN A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MAY
ACCOMPANY THE STORM SYSTEM AS IT CROSSES THE GULF WATERS ON SUNDAY
AND MONDAY.

$$

GMZ330-335-071015-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
326 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ350-355-071015-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
326 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ370-375-071015-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
326 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 8 FEET DIMINISHING TO 4 TO
6 FEET EARLY THIS EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$



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