Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 180548 AAA
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
1148 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

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.

GMZ200-181830-
1148 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A moderate to strong southerly flow will persist tonight with
advisory conditions across the offshore waters tonight through
Saturday morning. Winds will weaken some Saturday ahead of a cold
front. The cold front will move across the Coastal Waters
Saturday evening, with strong offshore flow expected behind it.
Small craft advisory conditions are expected Saturday night and
Sunday. Some gusts to gale force will also be possible over the
Gulf Waters. Generally weak onshore flow will develop Monday and
Tuesday as the center of a surface high pressure system enters the
southeastern United States. Isolated showers are anticipated
Tuesday and Wednesday in response to an approaching upper level
disturbance and an increase in moisture.

$$

GMZ235-181830-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
1148 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots shifting west in the
afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 20 to 25 knots. Bays choppy to
rough.
.SUNDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy.
.MONDAY...East wind 5 to 10 knots shifting southeast in the
afternoon. Bays smooth.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting south after
midnight. Bays smooth.
.TUESDAY...Southwest wind around 5 knots shifting southeast in
the afternoon. Bays smooth. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots shifting northeast
after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A
slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to
occasionally rough. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy.

$$

GMZ230-181830-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
1148 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. Bays choppy.
.SATURDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots shifting east in the
afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 20 to 25 knots. Bays choppy to
rough.
.SUNDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy.
.MONDAY...East wind 5 to 10 knots shifting southeast in the
afternoon. Bays smooth.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting south after
midnight. Bays smooth.
.TUESDAY...South wind around 5 knots shifting southeast in the
afternoon. Bays smooth. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to
occasionally rough. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy.

$$

GMZ255-181830-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
1148 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots shifting west in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A
slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 25 to 30 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. A slight chance of showers in
the evening.
.SUNDAY...Northeast wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas
up to 9 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...East wind 5 to 10 knots shifting southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 10 knots shifting south
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...South wind 5 to 10 knots shifting southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance
of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

$$

GMZ250-181830-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
1148 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to
6 feet. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 25 to 30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet building to 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet after midnight. A slight chance of
showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Northeast wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas
up to 10 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 10 knots shifting south
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...South wind around 5 knots shifting southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming around
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

$$

GMZ270-275-181830-
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-
1148 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South wind around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...South wind around 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas
up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 25 to 30 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet building to 8 to 10 feet with
occasional seas up to 13 feet after midnight. A slight chance of
showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Northeast wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas
up to 11 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.MONDAY...East wind around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 10 knots shifting south
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...South wind 5 to 10 knots shifting southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind around 10 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance
of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet building to 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet in the afternoon. A slight chance
of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet.

$$

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