Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
312 AM CDT WED JUN 29 2016

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.

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SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
312 AM CDT WED JUN 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK...MAINLY LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS AND LOW
SEAS WILL PERSIST. THERE WILL BE LINGERING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS (AND ASSOCIATED HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS) WITH A FOCUSING
BOUNDARY IN THE AREA. AN ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TO RETURN TO THE
AREA ON THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT BUT WILL NOT BEGIN TO STRENGTHEN
UNTIL FRIDAY NIGHT OR SATURDAY WHEN LOW PRESSURE OVER WEST TEXAS BEGINS
TO DEEPEN. MODERATE SOUTH WINDS AND SLIGHTLY ELEVATED SEAS WILL PERSIST
THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND...AND CAUTION FLAGS MIGHT BE NEEDED.

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MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
312 AM CDT WED JUN 29 2016

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
312 AM CDT WED JUN 29 2016

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON SATURDAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
312 AM CDT WED JUN 29 2016

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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