Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1001 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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.

GMZ300-251530-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1001 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL PERSIST THIS EVENING AS HIGH PRESSURE
OVER THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY CONTINUES TO RIDGE INTO TEXAS. AS THE
SURFACE HIGH SLIDES SOUTH ON SATURDAY...EXPECT A LIGHT ONSHORE FLOW
TO DEVELOP. A STORM SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS ON
MONDAY WILL INCREASE WINDS BEGINNING SUNDAY AFTERNOON WITH A
MODERATE SOUTHERLY FLOW AND BUILDING SEAS FOR MONDAY INTO MONDAY
NIGHT. FOR TUESDAY...ANTICIPATE WINDS AND SEAS TO START FALLING AS
STORM SYSTEM DEPARTS THE REGION.

$$

GMZ330-335-251530-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1001 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ350-355-251530-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1001 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ370-375-251530-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1001 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

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