Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1019 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

GMZ100-011130-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
1019 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS...SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE FORECAST TO DECREASE THROUGH
THE NIGHT AHEAD OF A STRONG FRONT ARRIVING LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.
BANDS OF LIGHT DRIZZLE TO LIGHT RAIN WILL MOVE ACROSS THE GULF
WATERS TONIGHT DIMINISHING SUNDAY. VERY STRONG WINDS ARE FORECAST
BEHIND THE FRONT WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS POSSIBLE. SEAS WILL QUICKLY
BECOME ROUGH BEHIND THE FRONT. POOR MARINE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
FROM THE ARRIVAL OF THE FRONT THROUGH MUCH OF THE REST OF THE
WEEK.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-011130-
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-
1019 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 24 TO
29 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY  INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 22 TO 27 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. ROUGH ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
9 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO
A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 7 TO
9 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY. RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
RAIN LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.

$$

GMZ150-155-011130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
1019 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 11 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 23 TO 28 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 12 TO
16 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
7 TO 12 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 7 TO
11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ170-175-011130-
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-
1019 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE
IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 12 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
25 TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SHIFTING NORTH 26 TO
31 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 23 TO 28 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 16 TO
21 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 12 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
9 TO 14 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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