Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 270252
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
952 PM CDT FRI MAY 26 2017

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.

GMZ200-271530-
952 PM CDT FRI MAY 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A GENERALLY MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED OVER THE MIDDLE
TEXAS COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...AS HIGH
PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO AND LOW
PRESSURE OVER NORTHWEST TEXAS. ONSHORE FLOW WILL BECOME WEAK TO
MODERATE SUNDAY AND MONDAY AS A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY GRADUALLY
PUSHES SOUTH TOWARD SOUTH TEXAS. THE FRONT WILL STALL BEFORE
REACHING THE COASTAL WATERS. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES
INCREASE BY EARLY NEXT WEEK AS MOISTURE POOLS ALONG THE BOUNDARY.

$$

GMZ235-271530-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
952 PM CDT FRI MAY 26 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ230-271530-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
952 PM CDT FRI MAY 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ255-271530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
952 PM CDT FRI MAY 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8
FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ250-271530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
952 PM CDT FRI MAY 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8
FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ270-275-271530-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
952 PM CDT FRI MAY 26 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8
FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

TMT/GW/PZ


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