Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
359 AM CST SAT JAN 31 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.

GMZ300-312215-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
359 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
EASTERLY WINDS TODAY WILL BECOME SOUTHEASTERLY TONIGHT AS HIGH
PRESSURE MOVES FURTHER TO THE EAST. RAIN CHANCES WILL INCREASE
OVER THE COASTAL WATERS LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY AHEAD OF THE
NEXT COLD FRONT MOVES WHICH IS SET TO MOVE INTO THE COASTAL
WATERS LATE SUNDAY. BUILDING SEAS AND INCREASING WINDS BEHIND THE
FRONT WILL LIKELY WARRANT SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ON MONDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDING IN BEHIND THE FRONT WILL ALLOW WINDS TO RELAX BY
TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ330-335-312215-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
359 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ350-355-312215-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
359 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ370-375-312215-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
359 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
7 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.

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