Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1029 AM CDT THU OCT 2 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.

GMZ300-030415-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1029 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY AS A COLD FRONT
MOVES THROUGH TEXAS. THE FRONT SHOULD PUSH OFF THE COAST EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING WITH NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.
CONDITIONS MAY APPROACH ADVISORY LEVELS...SO MARINERS SHOULD MONITOR
FOR POSSIBLE CAUTION FLAGS OR ADVISORIES MAINLY LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO
SATURDAY MORNING. WINDS AND SEAS SHOULD DECREASE LATE SATURDAY INTO
SUNDAY. SOUTH WINDS SHOULD RETURN LATE SUNDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
EAST OF THE AREA TO START NEXT WEEK.

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GMZ335-030415-
GALVESTON BAY-
1029 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ330-030415-
MATAGORDA BAY-
1029 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ355-030415-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1029 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ350-030415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
1029 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ375-030415-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1029 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ370-030415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
1029 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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