Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
944 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

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.

GMZ300-130415-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
944 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL PREVAIL TODAY. A COLD
FRONT WILL BACKDOOR INTO THE REGION LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY
MORNING WITH STRENGTHENING EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS AND BUILDING
SEAS DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. SOUTHEAST WINDS QUICKLY RETURN SATURDAY
NIGHT AND SUNDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT SHOULD PUSH OFF THE COAST
LATE MONDAY WITH MODERATE OFFSHORE WINDS IN ITS WAKE.

$$

GMZ330-335-130415-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
944 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. AREAS
OF FOG UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ350-355-130415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
944 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. AREAS OF FOG UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-130415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
944 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.

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