Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1013 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

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.

GMZ300-241545-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1013 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN TO ADVISORY LEVELS TONIGHT.
DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND SURF ARE LIKELY THROUGH MEMORIAL DAY. ON
SUNDAY AND MONDAY...ABOVE NORMAL TIDES COMBINED WITH SWELLS MAY LEAD
TO MINOR FLOODING ON THE GULF FACING BEACHES OF THE BOLIVAR PENINSULA.
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.
A MORE DAY AND NIGHT PATTERN OF ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL RETURN BY LATE TUESDAY.

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GMZ330-335-241545-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1013 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
HEAVY RAINFALL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ350-355-241545-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1013 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ370-375-241545-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1013 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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