Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 250924
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
424 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ200-252215-
424 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
ONSHORE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY STRENGTHEN TODAY...AND PEAK IN
INTENSITY THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT...AND SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES HAVE BEEN ISSUED. A MODERATE TO AT TIMES STRONG
SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL THEN PREVAIL THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. THE
ONSHORE FLOW THEN BEGINS TO RELAX AS A WEAKENING FRONTAL BOUNDARY
APPROACHES EARLY NEXT WEEK. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES
INCREASE BY EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ235-252215-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
424 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ230-252215-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
424 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ255-252215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
424 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ250-252215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
424 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ270-275-252215-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
424 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS
THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8
FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LB/GH


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