Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
944 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

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

GMZ100-181015-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
944 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS...LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL
CONTINUE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE PREVAILS
ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE REGION ON FRIDAY WHICH WILL RESULT IN MODERATE TO
STRONG NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE REQUIRED FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-181015-
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-
944 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO
14 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST 10 TO
13 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 8 TO
12 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ150-155-181015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
944 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 11 TO
14 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST 9 TO 12 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST 9 TO 14 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 10 TO
14 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ170-175-181015-
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-
944 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 13 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST 12 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH
17 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 11 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
8 TO 11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.

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