Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
345 PM CDT WED JUL 27 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.

GMZ200-280915-
345 PM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
ABUNDANT MOISTURE AND A WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL RESULT
IN ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE TONIGHT
AND THURSDAY. SLIGHTLY DRIER AIR WILL MOVE IN ON THURSDAY NIGHT
AND WITH LIGHTER WINDS OVERNIGHT THE SHOWERS OVER THE WATERS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE VERY ISOLATE. UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN
BEGIN TO BUILD IN FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE IN THE WEEK.
HOWEVER...LINGERING MOISTURE WILL MAINTAIN AT LEAST A SLIGHT
CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK
TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE MIDDLE TEXAS
COASTAL WATERS THROUGH MONDAY...WITH A TEMPORARILY MODERATE
ONSHORE FLOW EXPECTED TONIGHT WITH A SLIGHTLY TIGHTER PRESSURE
GRADIENT IN PLACE.

$$

GMZ235-280915-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
345 PM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-280915-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
345 PM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-280915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
345 PM CDT WED JUL 27 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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-280915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
345 PM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST 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 MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-280915-
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-
345 PM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GW/LK



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