Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
338 PM CDT MON SEP 26 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.

GMZ200-270945-
338 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK TO MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW THIS EVENING WILL STRENGTHEN
SLIGHTLY LATE TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE COASTAL
WATERS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
OVER THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY WITH RAIN CHANCES
DIMINISHING BY TUESDAY NIGHT AS SLIGHTLY DRIER AIR AND LOWER
INSTABILITY MOVES IN BEHIND THE FRONT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY WILL TAPER OFF THROUGH THE MORNING. DRIER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE
SETTLES INTO THE REGION. WEAK TO MODERATE EAST TO NORTHEAST FLOW
WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ235-270945-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
338 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-270945-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
338 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ255-270945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
338 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO NORTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-270945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
338 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO NORTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-270945-
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-
338 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

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