Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
254 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

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.

GMZ300-250930-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
254 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE MARINE ZONES EARLY THIS EVENING.
MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT IN THE
WAKE OF THE FRONT. WINDS QUICKLY TURN BACK TO THE SOUTHEAST ON
SUNDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES TO THE EAST.


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GMZ330-335-250930-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
254 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
BECOMING CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ350-355-250930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
254 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-250930-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
254 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING,
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

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