Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
916 PM CST THU FEB 26 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

GMZ100-271030-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
916 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT AND THE FORMATION OF AN
INVERTED SURFACE TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS
COAST WILL CREATE STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS FOR THE NEXT FEW
DAYS. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN POSTED WITH ADDITIONAL
ADVISORIES LIKELY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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GMZ130-132-135-271030-
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-
916 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
12 TO 16 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. CHOPPY BAY WATERS SUBSIDING TO A
MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY LATE IN THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST 14 TO 18
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY BUILDING TO
CHOPPY BAY WATERS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHOPPY BAY WATERS SUBSIDING TO A
MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS.

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GMZ150-155-271030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
916 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 12 TO 16
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 9 TO
12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-271030-
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-
916 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 16 TO 19
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 14 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

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