Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
353 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

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

GMZ100-060430-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
353 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW TO PERSIST OVERNIGHT INTO
FRIDAY. WINDS WILL SLOWLY DECREASE FRIDAY ACROSS THE OFFSHORE
WATERS WITH SEAS SLOWLY FALLING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES WILL REPLACE THE GALE WARNING THIS EVENING AND LAST
THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY FRIDAY. MODERATE NORTHEAST TO EAST FLOW
BECOMES ESTABLISHED AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST AND COASTAL LOW
PRESSURE DEVELOPS THIS WEEKEND. STRONGER NORTH WIND AND HIGHER
SEAS RETURN EARLY NEXT WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE BECOMES REINFORCED.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-060430-
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-
353 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST
FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER 3 AM. ROUGH ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE CHOP
OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH 7 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
7 TO 8 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
8 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN SHIFTING
NORTH 7 TO 11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY. RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ150-155-060430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
353 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ170-175-060430-
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-
353 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 8 TO
12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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