Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
405 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

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.

GMZ300-232215-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
405 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
Moderate southerly winds should slacken some later this morning,
but 6-7 foot seas will likely stick around for most if not all of
the day today and into tonight. For this reason, the Small Craft
Advisory was extended for the offshore waters through 3 PM this
afternoon with a SCEC in place after that lasting into tonight.
Winds and seas will continue to slowly diminish into the weekend,
with periods of moderate onshore flow and elevated seas returning
around midweek.

$$

GMZ330-335-232215-
Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-
405 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly choppy in
the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East 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.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East 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.
.TUESDAY...East 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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ350-355-232215-
Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
405 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers
and thunderstorms likely after midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ370-375-232215-
Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-
405 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...


.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas
up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers
and thunderstorms likely after midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

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