Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
359 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ100-291530-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
359 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL BE IN EFFECT ALONG THE
LOWER TEXAS COAST TODAY AND TONIGHT DUE TO HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE
GULF OF MEXICO INTERACTING WITH LOW PRESSURE OVER NORTHERN MEXICO
AND THE CENTRAL PLAINS. THE SLOW APPROACH OF A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL IMPROVE WINDS ON SATURDAY...BUT A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY
STILL BE NEEDED FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO WATERS EAST OF PADRE ISLAND
FROM 0 TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES OFFSHORE DUE TO ROUGH SEAS. MODERATE
WINDS AND SEAS ARE THEN ANTICIPATED FOR LATE IN THE WEEKEND INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-291530-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
359 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS. HAZE.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO 17
KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. CHOPPY BAY WATERS SUBSIDING TO A
MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY IN THE LATE EVENING. HAZE. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7
TO 9 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ150-155-291530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
359 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. HAZE. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14 TO 19
KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET. HAZE. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 9
KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO 14 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ170-175-291530-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
359 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. HAZE. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. HAZE. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
12 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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