Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
320 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 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.

GMZ100-221530-
Synopsis for Baffin Bay to Rio Grande out 60 nm-
320 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Adverse marine conditions are expected through many
of the next several days due to the passage of a cold front, a
reinforcing surge of air, and a tighter surface pressure gradient.
Small Craft Advisories are in effect, with additional Advisories
likely as the week progresses.

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GMZ130-132-135-221530-
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-
320 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...West winds around 5 knots becoming north 10 to 15 knots
early in the afternoon then increasing to around 20 knots late in
the afternoon. Smooth bay waters building to a moderate chop on
the bay early in the afternoon then building to choppy bay waters
late in the afternoon. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...North winds around 20 knots. Choppy bay waters.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15
knots in the afternoon. Choppy bay waters subsiding to a moderate
chop on the bay in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. A light chop on the
bay.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on the
bay.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on
the bay.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. A moderate chop on the bay subsiding
to a light chop on the bay in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots shifting south
after midnight. A light chop on the bay.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20
knots in the afternoon. A moderate chop on the bay building to
choppy bay waters in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Choppy bay waters.

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GMZ150-155-221530-
Coastal waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield out 20 nm-
320 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet in the afternoon. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15
knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up
to 7 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots shifting south after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20
knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.


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GMZ170-175-221530-
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-
320 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20
knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up
to 7 feet building to 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 9
feet in the afternoon. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots
after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to
9 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots shifting southeast
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

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