Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1022 PM CDT SAT MAY 27 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.

GMZ300-281615-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1022 PM CDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE ONSHORE WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH TONIGHT. WINDS AND SEAS
WILL GRADUALLY RELAX SUNDAY AND MONDAY BUT RAIN CHANCES WILL INCREASE
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY AS A WEAK COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE COAST.
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MAY MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS AND BAYS SUNDAY
NIGHT OR MONDAY. PERSISTENT MODERATE SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED
TO RETURN ON TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ335-281615-
GALVESTON BAY-
1022 PM CDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ330-281615-
MATAGORDA BAY-
1022 PM CDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ350-355-281615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1022 PM CDT SAT MAY 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING,
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ370-375-281615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1022 PM CDT SAT MAY 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

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