Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
438 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ100-261530-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
438 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED
STATES AND THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL INTERACT WITH A SERIES OF LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEMS OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS STATES TO MAINTAIN
MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS. THESE INCREASING
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BUILD THE SEAS UP TO HAZARDOUS LEVELS THROUGH
SUNDAY. THE SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL THEN WEAKEN SOME ON MONDAY
ALLOWING THE SEAS TO DIMINISH SOME. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH NEXT MONDAY.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-261530-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
438 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS INCREASING TO 14 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY  INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
12 TO 17 KNOTS. ROUGH ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ150-155-261530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
438 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ170-175-261530-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
438 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
23 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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