Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1021 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 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.

GMZ300-251600-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1021 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO DRAW
DEEPER MOISTURE ACROSS THE REGION...RESULTING IN PERIODS OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY BACK TO
THE EAST ON MONDAY AND NORTHEAST ON TUESDAY AS A WEAK FRONTAL SAGS
INTO OR CLOSE TO THE UPPER TEXAS COAST.

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GMZ330-335-251600-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1021 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ350-355-251600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1021 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-251600-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1021 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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