Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1029 AM CDT WED JUL 27 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.

GMZ200-280415-
1029 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
ABUNDANT MOISTURE AND A WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL RESULT
IN ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND
THURSDAY. UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BEGIN TO BUILD IN
FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE IN THE WEEK. HOWEVER...LINGERING MOISTURE
WILL MAINTAIN AT LEAST A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS DAILY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK TO MODERATE
ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS
TODAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ235-280415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1029 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-280415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1029 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

$$

GMZ255-280415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1029 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-280415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
1029 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-280415-
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-
1029 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GW/TB/CB



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