Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
410 AM CDT SAT APR 18 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.

GMZ300-182215-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
410 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE
REGION AND TRIGGER PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
SATURDAY. A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS AT
THE BEGINNING OF NEXT WEEK... WITH A BRIEF PERIOD OF OFFSHORE FLOW
IN ITS WAKE. ONSHORE FLOW AND RAIN CHANCES RETURN BY THE MIDDLE OF
NEXT WEEK.

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GMZ330-335-182215-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
410 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ350-355-182215-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
410 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

$$

GMZ370-375-182215-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
410 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.

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