Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
932 AM CST SUN FEB 19 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.

GMZ300-200430-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
932 AM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
FOGGY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE TO FREQUENT THE REGION THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON. INCREASING ONSHORE WINDS TONIGHT WITH BUILDING SEAS.
OVERNIGHT TONIGHT AND ON MONDAY A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE AREA WITH RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED WITH A FEW STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT
WILL THEN PUSH OFF OF THE COAST LATE MONDAY.


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GMZ335-200430-
GALVESTON BAY-
932 AM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING,
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
SHOWERS. THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ330-200430-
MATAGORDA BAY-
932 AM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS. THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
SHOWERS. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

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GMZ355-200430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
932 AM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. AREAS OF DENSE FOG THIS MORNING BECOMING PATCHY BY LATE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15
KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS. THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ350-200430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
932 AM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. AREAS OF FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15
KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 3 TO 4 BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ370-375-200430-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
932 AM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

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