Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
407 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

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

GMZ100-301530-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
407 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR THE GULF
OF MEXICO WATERS EAST OF PADRE ISLAND UNTIL AROUND SUNSET THIS
EVENING DUE TO ROUGH SWELLS APPROACHING FROM THE SOUTHEAST. THE
ADVISORY MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED UNTIL SUNRISE SUNDAY MORNING IF
THE ROUGH SWELLS PERSIST. MORE MODERATE WINDS AND SEAS ARE
ANTICIPATED AFTER SUNRISE SUNDAY AND THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE
FORECAST WITH WEAK LOW PRESSURE IN PLACE ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS
COAST.

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GMZ130-132-135-301530-
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-
407 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
HAZE. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST 11 TO 14
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 8 TO
11 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO
A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 9 TO 14
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY BUILDING TO
A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ150-155-301530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
407 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET IN THE MID MORNING. HAZE. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 9 TO 14
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS INCREASING TO 16 TO
21 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ170-175-301530-
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-
407 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET IN THE MID MORNING. HAZE. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO
14 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
11 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING
NORTHEAST 9 TO 14 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
17 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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