Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
348 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

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.

GMZ300-282300-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
348 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS IN THE WAKE OF LAST NIGHTS COLD
FRONT ARE EXPECTED TO DECREASE LATER THIS MORNING AND INTO THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AS WELL. THE RAINS SHOULD COME TO AN END BY
THIS EVENING AS THE SYSTEM MOVES OFF TO THE EAST. LIGHTER NORTH
TO NORTHEAST WINDS MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT WILL INCREASE ONCE
AGAIN TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT WITH THE PASSAGE OF ANOTHER
STRONG COLD FRONT. ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS ARE ANTICIPATED THROUGH
THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.

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GMZ330-335-282300-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
348 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS MORNING THEN DECREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. CHOPPY BAY WATERS BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
BECOMING CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ350-355-282300-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
348 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS MORNING THEN DECREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DECREASING TO 2
TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ370-375-282300-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
348 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

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