Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
320 PM CST SAT NOV 22 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.

GMZ300-231030-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
320 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THIS EVENING
AHEAD OF A STORM SYSTEM TO OUR WEST. STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THIS SYSTEM THROUGH TONIGHT. WESTERLY WINDS IN THE WAKE
OF THE STORM SYSTEM WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH WITH THE PASSAGE OF A COLD
FRONT SUNDAY NIGHT. CAUTION FLAGS MIGHT BE NEEDED BEHIND THE FRONT.

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GMZ330-335-231030-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
320 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH
GUSTY WINDS...THEN SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ350-355-231030-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
320 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE...THEN SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
GUSTY WINDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-231030-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
320 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH GUSTY WINDS...THEN SOME THUNDERSTORMS
MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3
TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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