Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
140 PM CST FRI DEC 19 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.

GMZ300-200815-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
140 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT. MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT WILL
WEAKEN AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVERHEAD THIS WEEKEND. THE NEXT
COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE OFF THE COAST ON TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ330-335-200815-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
140 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ355-200815-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
140 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ350-200815-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
140 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-200815-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
140 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

$$

GMZ375-200815-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
140 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

$$


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