Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1046 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

GMZ300-191630-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1046 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS AGAIN ON FRIDAY. EASTERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP
FRIDAY AND INCREASE THIS WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO
THE REGION SUNDAY RELAXING WINDS BY MONDAY.

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GMZ330-335-191630-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1046 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ350-355-191630-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1046 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ375-191630-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1046 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
HEAVY RAINFALL.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ370-191630-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
1046 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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