Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
945 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ300-020315-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
945 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL STALL IN THE GULF THEN MOVE BACK
THROUGH THE AREA LATE SUNDAY. PERSISTENT SOUTHWEST TO SOUTH WINDS
CONTINUE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ335-020315-
GALVESTON BAY-
945 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ330-020315-
MATAGORDA BAY-
945 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ350-355-020315-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
945 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-020315-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
945 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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