Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
334 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

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

GMZ100-280330-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
334 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...ADVERSE MARINE CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO BE EXPECTED
THROUGH THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS DUE TO THE PASSAGE OF COLD FRONTS
AND THE INTERACTION BETWEEN HIGH AND LOW PRESSURE. SMALL CRAFT
EXERCISE CAUTION IS IN EFFECT...WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES
LIKELY TO BE NEEDED THROUGH MANY OF THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-280330-
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-
334 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS INCREASING TO 17 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. CHOPPY BAY WATERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING
NORTHEAST 17 TO 22 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHOPPY BAY WATERS
BUILDING TO ROUGH BAY WATERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14 TO 19
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. ROUGH BAY WATERS SUBSIDING TO CHOPPY
BAY WATERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ150-155-280330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
334 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 16 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS SHIFTING
NORTHEAST 20 TO 23 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 16 TO
21 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ170-175-280330-
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-
334 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 16 TO
19 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH
19 TO 24 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 12 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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