Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
331 PM CDT TUE OCT 21 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.

GMZ300-220945-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
331 PM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NIGHT IN RESPONSE TO LOW PRESSURE NEAR THE BAY OF CAMPECHE.
ELEVATED TIDE LEVELS ALONG WITH A THREAT FOR RIP CURRENTS WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. DECREASING WINDS AND SEAS ARE
ANTICIPATED TO RETURN TO THE AREA TOWARD THE END OF THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ330-335-220945-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
331 PM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ350-355-220945-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
331 PM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-220945-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
331 PM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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