Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 220920
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
320 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

Middle Texas coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Matagorda ship channel
out to 60 nautical miles.

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest 1/3
of the waves...along with occasional height of the average highest
10 percent of the waves.

GMZ200-222245-
320 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A cold front approaching the Coastal Bend will move offshore early
this morning, bringing moderate northerly winds through the day
today. Some areas of fog are still expected ahead of the cold
front early this morning along with isolated to scattered
showers. A weak to moderate northeast flow will develop on Tuesday.
Surface high pressure ridge building into the southern plains will
maintain a weak to moderate northeast flow Wednesday. Onshore
flow is expected Thursday as the ridge of high pressure moves to
the east and a trough forms over the southern high plains.
Moisture will increase by Friday as onshore flow strengthens
leading to a chance of showers.


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GMZ235-222245-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
320 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.TONIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy.
.TUESDAY...North wind 5 to 10 knots shifting northeast in the
afternoon. Bays smooth to slightly choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy.
.THURSDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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GMZ230-222245-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
320 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.TONIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming around 10 knots
in the afternoon. Bays smooth to slightly choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy.
.THURSDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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GMZ255-222245-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
320 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon, then decreasing
to 10 to 15 knots late. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up
to 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

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GMZ250-222245-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
320 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon, then decreasing
to 10 to 15 knots late. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up
to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

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GMZ270-275-222245-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-
320 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to
6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...East wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

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LB/TMT



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