Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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FZUS54 KBRO 260259
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
959 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 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.

GMZ100-261500-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
959 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...MARINE CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPROVE TONIGHT
AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF. THE
PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL TIGHTEN AGAIN ON SUNDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM SWINGS ACROSS THE PLAINS AND INTERACTS WITH HIGH PRESSURE
OVER THE EASTERN GULF. SEAS WILL BUILD BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON WITH
EXERCISE CAUTION OR SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS LIKELY.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BRIEFLY ON MONDAY BEFORE THIS SURFACE
WEATHER PATTERN REPEATS AGAIN ON TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. STRONGER
WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH MUCH OF THE PERIOD.
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO
THURSDAY.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-261500-
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-
959 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 17 TO
20 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHOPPY ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A
MODERATE CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 11 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS INCREASING TO 16 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING
TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.

$$

GMZ150-155-261500-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
959 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
12 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 16 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-261500-
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-
959 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
12 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 17 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO
14 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 17 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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