Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1030 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

GMZ200-210415-
1030 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...A MODERATE TO
OCCASIONALLY STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL OCCUR TODAY THROUGH
THURSDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE
MIDDLE TEXAS COAST FROM MID-AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING.
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. ONSHORE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH BY
THIS WEEKEND AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT RELAXES...WITH THE SURFACE
RIDGE SHIFT FARTHER WEST.

$$

GMZ235-210415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1030 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15
TO 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-210415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1030 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-210415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1030 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-210415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
1030 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-210415-
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-
1030 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

TMT/RH/GW




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