Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
947 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

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.

GMZ300-261530-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
947 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEAKEN OVER THE NORTHWESTERN GULF ALLOWING LOWER
PRESSURE, ALONG WITH HIGHER MOISTURE, TO MOVE IN FROM THE EAST.
THIS PATTERN WILL INITIATE AND MAINTAIN MORE SHOWER AND STORM
ACTIVITY GOING INTO THE WEEKEND.

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GMZ330-335-261530-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
947 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ350-355-261530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
947 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ370-375-261530-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
947 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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