Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
929 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

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.

GMZ200-300415-
929 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A GENERALLY WEAK ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TODAY...AHEAD OF A WEAK
COLD FRONT. THE WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION BEFORE
SUNRISE FRIDAY...RESULTING IN A MODERATE NORTHEASTERLY FLOW
DEVELOPING. THE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO RELAX AND BECOME SOUTHEAST
SATURDAY. A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE SATURDAY
NIGHT INTO THE FIRST PART OF SUNDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY AFTERNOON...PRODUCING STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW IN ITS WAKE BY SUNDAY NIGHT. THE STRONG OFFSHORE
FLOW IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON AND BECOME
NORTHEAST.

$$

GMZ235-300415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
929 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ230-300415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
929 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

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

$$

GMZ250-255-300415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
929 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-300415-
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-
929 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
5 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 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 IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST 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 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

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