Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1110 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

GMZ300-021630-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1110 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE OVERNIGHT INTO THURSDAY AS
THE GRADIENT TIGHTENS. A COLD FRONT SHOULD PUSH OFF THE COAST ON
FRIDAY MORNING WITH NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY. CONDITIONS MAY APPROACH ADVISORY LEVELS...SO
MARINERS SHOULD MONITOR FOR POSSIBLE CAUTION FLAGS OR ADVISORIES
MAINLY FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING. WINDS AND SEAS SHOULD
DECREASE LATE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. SOUTH WINDS SHOULD RETURN LATE
SUNDAY OR SUNDAY NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST OF THE AREA.

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GMZ335-021630-
GALVESTON BAY-
1110 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ330-021630-
MATAGORDA BAY-
1110 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ355-021630-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1110 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ350-021630-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
1110 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

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GMZ375-021630-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1110 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-021630-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
1110 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

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