Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
414 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ100-300915-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
414 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES REMAIN IN EFFECT ALONG THE
LOWER TEXAS COAST  TONIGHT DUE TO HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GULF OF
MEXICO INTERACTING WITH LOW PRESSURE OVER NORTHERN MEXICO AND THE
CENTRAL PLAINS. ROUGH SEAS ARE FORECAST TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE
DAY SATURDAY. MODERATE WINDS AND SEAS ARE THEN ANTICIPATED FOR
LATE IN THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-300915-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
414 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE CHOP. HAZE.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
11 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. HAZE IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.

$$

GMZ150-155-300915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
414 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14 TO
19 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 9 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
11 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST 8 TO
12 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ170-175-300915-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
414 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
18 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
12 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 7 TO
11 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 12 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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