Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1003 AM CST MON JAN 23 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

GMZ100-232230-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
1003 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...FAVORABLE MARINE CONDITIONS TODAY WILL BEGIN TO
DETERIORATE TONIGHT AND BECOME ADVERSE TUESDAY THROUGH THE END
OF THE WEEK DUE TO THE TYPICAL HIGH PRESSURE AND LOW PRESSURE
INTERACTION FOLLOWED BY THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-232230-
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 MON JAN 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 7 TO 9 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOOTH BAY WATERS BUILDING TO A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY BUILDING TO CHOPPY BAY WATERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 7 TO 12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 12 TO
17 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY BUILDING TO A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ150-155-232230-
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 MON JAN 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING
BECOMING LIGHT, THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 7 TO 8 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 12 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 11 TO
16 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ170-175-232230-
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 MON JAN 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
7 TO 9 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING LIGHT LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN SHIFTING
NORTH 16 TO 19 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$



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