Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
947 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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.

GMZ100-241600-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
947 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...BREEZY SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT AHEAD OF
AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THIS WEAK FRONT WILL GO THROUGH
TOMORROW MORNING, BUT WILL ONLY BRING LIGHT NORTH WINDS IN ITS
WAKE. BREEZY ONSHORE FLOW WILL RETURN OVER THE WEEKEND AS HIGH
PRESSURE MOVES INTO THE NORTHERN GULF.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-241600-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
947 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN
THE LATE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING TO
A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING TO
A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO
A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ150-155-241600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
947 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-241600-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
947 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$


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