Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 240328
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
928 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

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.

GMZ200-241615-
928 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
WEAK ONSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP BY TONIGHT. ONSHORE WINDS WILL
STRENGTHEN NEAR OR TO ADVISORY LEVELS TUESDAY AHEAD OF ANOTHER
COLD FRONT THAT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY
NIGHT. A FEW SHOWERS ALONG THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY ARE POSSIBLE OVER
THE  GULF WATERS EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. A MODERATE OFFSHORE
FLOW WILL PREVAIL AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.
ONSHORE  FLOW WILL RESUME BY FRIDAY...AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
EAST. ANOTHER  FRONTAL WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE FRIDAY
THROUGH EARLY  SATURDAY. MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW EXPECTED AFTER
FRONTAL PASSAGE.  PATCHY LIGHT RAIN AND ISOLATED SHOWERS ARE
EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT  AND SATURDAY AS WARMER AIR OVERRUNS THE
COOLER SURFACE.

$$

GMZ235-241615-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
928 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ230-241615-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
928 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST 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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ255-241615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
928 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-241615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
928 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-241615-
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-
928 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$



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