Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 310907
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
407 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 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.

GMZ200-312200-
407 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...WEAK ONSHORE FLOW
EARLY THIS MORNING WILL BECOME MODERATE NORTHEAST LATER THIS MORNING
AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION BEHIND A COLD FRONT. NORTH
TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO MODERATE TO STRONG TONIGHT OVER
THE GULF WATERS AS HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO PUSH INTO THE REGION.
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
THIS MORNING MAINLY SOUTH OF PORT ARANSAS AS THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH.
THEN CONDITIONS WILL DRY OUT THIS AFTERNOON BEHIND THE FRONT. THE
FLOW WILL GRADUALLY TURN ONSHORE BY LATE SATURDAY. ONSHORE FLOW
WILL INCREASE ON SUNDAY. RAIN CHANCES WILL RESUME OVER THE WATERS
ON MONDAY IN ADVANCE OF THE NEXT INCOMING SYSTEM. MODERATE TO
POSSIBLY STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL OCCUR MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
AS THE SYSTEM APPROACHES.

$$

GMZ235-312200-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
407 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.TODAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ230-312200-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
407 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ250-255-312200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
407 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY SHIFTING TO NORTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS LATER THIS MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ270-275-312200-
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-
407 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY MORNING THEN SHIFTING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8
FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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