Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1003 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ100-052230-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
1003 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS...GALE FORCE GUSTS CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS
INCLUDING THE SOUTHERN LAGUNA MADRE. STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW TO
PERSIST INTO THE AFTERNOON THEN DIMINISH GRADUALLY THROUGH THE
NIGHT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL LIKELY REPLACE THE GALE WARNING
LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT. MODERATE NORTHEAST TO EAST FLOW BECOMES
ESTABLISHED AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST AND COASTAL LOW PRESSURE
DEVELOPS THIS WEEKEND. STRONGER NORTH WIND AND HIGHER SEAS RETURN
EARLY NEXT WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE BECOMES REINFORCED.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-052230-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
1003 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 24 TO 29 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 21 TO
26 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS AROUND 35 KNOTS MAINLY IN
THE SOUTHERN BAY. VERY ROUGH ON THE BAY. WIDESPREAD DRIZZLE AND
RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 21 TO 26 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 18 TO
23 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. ROUGH ON THE BAY. CHANCE OF RAIN
OR DRIZZLE THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN OR DRIZZLE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
11 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO
A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 10 TO
14 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO
A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
7 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ150-155-052230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
1003 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS...GUSTS 35 TO 40
KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY AND WIDESPREAD DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 23 TO 28 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
DRIZZLE THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
11 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO
14 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ170-175-052230-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1003 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 26 TO 31 KNOTS GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 16 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 23 TO 28 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 16 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14 TO
19 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
9 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 5 O 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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