Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 112107
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
307 PM CST THU FEB 11 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.

GMZ200-121000-
307 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK. MODERATE
ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. WINDS RELAX
ON FRIDAY BECOMING WEAK TO MODERATE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH LATE ON MONDAY WITH A MODERATE OFFSHORE
FLOW DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. WINDS BECOME ONSHORE AGAIN ON TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ235-121000-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
307 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-121000-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
307 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-121000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
307 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 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.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-121000-
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-
307 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

TJ/JM



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