Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
955 AM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

GMZ300-270415-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
955 AM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WILL PERSIST TODAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHEASTERN GULF INTERACTS WITH DEEPENING LOW
PRESSURE OVER THE PLAINS. THE NEXT COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
OFF THE COAST TOMORROW NIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ASSOCIATED WITH THE FRONT WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS
LATE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. ONSHORE WINDS WILL RETURN AGAIN BY LATE
MONDAY.

$$

GMZ330-335-270415-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
955 AM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ350-355-270415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
955 AM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY
FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN
EARLY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT.

$$

GMZ370-375-270415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
955 AM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. PATCHY
FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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