Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1018 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

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.

GMZ300-271630-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1018 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BE SITUATED OFF THE TEXAS
COAST THIS WEEKEND. LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE NORTHEAST TO
EAST WINDS SHOULD PERSIST INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. PERIODS OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AND WINDS AND SEAS WILL BE HIGHER
IN AND NEAR STORMS.

$$

GMZ330-335-271630-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1018 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ350-355-271630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1018 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ370-375-271630-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1018 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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