Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
339 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ200-290930-
339 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
WEAK TO MODERATE EAST FLOW WILL GRADUALLY STRENGTHEN TO MODERATE
TO STRONG LEVELS THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH SEAS BUILDING AS A
RESULT. THE MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. IN ADDITION...AREAS OF HAZE WILL
PERSIST THROUGH THE END OF THE WORK WEEK. STRONG ONSHORE FLOW
AND LARGE SEAS WILL PERSIST INTO SATURDAY MORNING AND SLOWLY
SUBSIDE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL
PUSH THROUGH THE WATERS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...WITH NORTH TO
NORTHEAST FLOW DEVELOPING BEHIND THE FRONT.

$$

GMZ235-290930-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT OCONNOR-
339 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. HAZE AND AREAS OF FOG.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. HAZE IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-290930-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
339 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. HAZE AND AREAS OF FOG.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
HAZE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-290930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
339 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. HAZE
AND AREAS OF FOG.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. HAZE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-290930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
339 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. HAZE AND AREAS OF FOG.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. HAZE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-290930-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
339 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 20
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. HAZE AND AREAS OF FOG.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. HAZE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

TE/JV


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