Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
321 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014

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.

GMZ200-262245-
321 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST FLOW CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY IN RESPONSE
TO SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE SETTLING ACROSS THE NORTHWEST GULF OF
MEXICO. REINFORCING HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA LATE
TONIGHT INTO EARLY THURSDAY MORNING RESULTING IN A WEAK TO
MODERATE NORTH TO NORTHEAST FLOW ON THURSDAY. ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE TO
PREDOMINATELY MODERATE LEVELS LATE FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY AS
SURFACE LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS. INCREASING
MOISTURE WILL CONTRIBUTE TO A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS LATE
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

$$

GMZ235-262245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
321 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.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.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-262245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
321 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE LATE
MORNING. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.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.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ250-255-262245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
321 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE LATE
MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-262245-
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-
321 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

TE/PZ






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