Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
321 PM CDT SUN APR 26 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.

GMZ300-270915-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
321 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING. THE BEST CHANCE FOR STORMS IS EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING AS A STORM SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE AREA. SOME STORMS COULD BE
STRONG OR SEVERE. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST MONDAY
NIGHT. BREEZY NORTH WINDS DEVELOPING BEHIND THE FRONT ARE EXPECTED
TO REACH ADVISORY LEVELS TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. GRADUALLY
WEAKENING NORTH WINDS AND LOWERING SEAS CAN BE EXPECTED FOR THE
REMAINDER OF THE WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA.

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GMZ330-335-270915-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
321 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS
MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
AND SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH
HEAVY RAINFALL.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ350-355-270915-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
321 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH HEAVY RAINFALL...THEN SOME THUNDERSTORMS
MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-270915-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
321 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH HEAVY RAINFALL...THEN SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5
TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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