Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
944 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

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.

GMZ200-150415-
944 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A MODERATE SOUTHERLY WIND WILL DEVELOP LATER TODAY...AS LOW
PRESSURE DEEPENS OVER CENTRAL TEXAS. DECREASING WINDS ARE THEN
FORECAST LATER TONIGHT AND MONDAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. A
MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW WILL BRIEFLY DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT
BEFORE ONSHORE FLOW RETURNS ON TUESDAY AND CONTINUES THROUGH NEXT
WEEK.

$$

GMZ235-150415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
944 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SPRINKLES LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-150415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
944 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-150415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
944 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES LATE IN THE
MORNING...NORTH AND EAST OF PORT ARANSAS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-150415-
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-
944 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES LATE
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GW/PZ/GH


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