Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZUS54 KHGX 252052
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
352 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

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.

GMZ300-260930-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
352 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH ISOLATED STRONG OR SEVERE STORMS
ARE POSSIBLE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS AFTERNOON ENDING DURING THE
MID EVENING TONIGHT. DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND SURF CONDITIONS
SHOULD PERSIST INTO THIS EVENING AS WELL. ABOVE NORMAL TIDES
COMBINED WITH SWELLS MAY LEAD TO MINOR FLOODING ON THE GULF FACING
BEACHES OF THE BOLIVAR PENINSULA DURING THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE
TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING. A PATTERN OF EARLY MORNING THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON SHOWERS OR ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IS THEN EXPECTED
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ335-260930-
GALVESTON BAY-
352 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ330-260930-
MATAGORDA BAY-
352 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS
MAY BE SEVERE IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF MAINLY
DAYTIME SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ350-355-260930-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
352 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF MAINLY DAYTIME SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ370-375-260930-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
352 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF MAINLY DAYTIME SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.