Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1133 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ200-040630-
1133 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH SOUTHWARD INTO THE COASTAL
WATERS THIS AFTERNOON. A MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW WILL OCCUR BEHIND
THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. SCATTERED TO
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS
AFTERNOON CONTINUING TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. MODERATE OFFSHORE
FLOW EXPECTED SUNDAY INTO MONDAY BEHIND THE FRONT. PRECIPITATION
WILL END FROM WEST TO EAST MONDAY. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DIMINISH BY
MONDAY NIGHT. INCREASING ONSHORE FLOW TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND TRIGGER ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ235-040630-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1133 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ230-040630-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1133 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10
TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ255-040630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1133 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...WIND SHIFTING TO NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-040630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
1133 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING TO NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ275-040630-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1133 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-040630-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1133 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

TMT/CB/TE/WC



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