Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
843 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

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.

GMZ100-171030-
Synopsis for Baffin Bay to Rio Grande out 60 nm-
843 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Hazardous marine conditions continue along the Lower
Texas Coast in the wake of the passage of a cold front early this
morning. The approach and passage of another cold front this
weekend will maintain strong winds and rough seas through the next
several days.

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GMZ130-132-135-171030-
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-
843 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 30 knots diminishing to
around 20 knots after midnight. Rough bay waters subsiding to
choppy bay waters after midnight. Chance of rain, drizzle and
light freezing drizzle.
.WEDNESDAY...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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on
the bay. Slight chance of rain and drizzle in the evening, then
chance of rain and drizzle after midnight.
.THURSDAY...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. Chance of rain
showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots shifting north
after midnight. A light chop on the bay. Rain showers likely.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A light chop on the bay. Rain
showers likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
after midnight. A light chop on the bay. Chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15
knots in the afternoon. A light chop on the bay building to a
moderate chop on the bay in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on
the bay.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots shifting west in the
afternoon. A moderate chop on the bay. Slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on
the bay.

$$

GMZ150-155-171030-
Coastal waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield out 20 nm-
843 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 30 knots becoming 20 to 25
knots after midnight. Seas 8 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to
12 feet. Chance of rain and drizzle.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6
feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of rain and
drizzle in the evening, then chance of rain and drizzle after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain showers
likely.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain
showers likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots shifting south
after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
7 feet. Chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15
knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up
to 7 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet. Chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

$$

GMZ170-175-171030-
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-
843 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 30 knots becoming 20 to 25
knots after midnight. Seas 9 to 11 feet with occasional seas up to
13 feet. Chance of rain, drizzle and light freezing drizzle.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet. Slight chance of rain and drizzle
in the morning. Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional
seas up to 8 feet. Chance of rain and drizzle.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6
feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Rain showers likely.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7
feet. Rain showers likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers likely.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional
seas up to 9 feet. Slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas
up to 9 feet. Chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional
seas up to 7 feet.

$$

TOMASELLI



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