Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1002 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

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

GMZ100-252130-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
1002 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...STRONGER WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS WILL PREVAIL TODAY IN
ADVANCE OF A FRONT APPROACHING THE AREA. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE
WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OVERHEAD.
STRONGER WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS WILL DEVELOP AGAIN FRIDAY INTO THE
WEEKEND AS THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM TRACKS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
PLAINS.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-252130-
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-
1002 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 19 TO
24 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY ON THE BAY INCREASING TO ROUGH
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 16 TO
21 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ROUGH ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO CHOPPY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON SHIFTING NORTH LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS INCREASING TO
13 TO 18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.

$$

GMZ150-155-252130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
1002 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 11 TO
16 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING WEST 8 TO 13 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON SHIFTING NORTH 9 TO 14 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 9 TO
14 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-252130-
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-
1002 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS INCREASING TO 19 TO
24 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 7 TO
12 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 11 TO 16 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN INCREASING TO
16 TO 21 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
13 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.

$$


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