Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
916 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

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

GMZ100-050930-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
916 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS LATE
TONIGHT. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH AND INCREASE WITH GUSTS TO
NEAR GALE FORCE LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. HAZARDOUS WIND AND
SEA CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT THURSDAY
THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS A STRONG NORTHERLY WIND FLOW AND ELEVATED
SEAS PERSIST.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-050930-
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-
916 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
17 TO 22 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 23 TO
28 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO VERY
ROUGH EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND
EARLY MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN
THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN EARLY
IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 26 TO 31 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 23 TO
28 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. VERY ROUGH ON THE BAY. RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN WIDESPREAD DRIZZLE AND RAIN LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 17 TO
22 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ROUGH ON THE BAY. CHANCE OF RAIN OR
DRIZZLE THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING
DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO
16 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A
MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN OR DRIZZLE AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
11 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO
A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE
EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 10 TO
14 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO
A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ150-155-050930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
916 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
19 TO 24 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 26 TO
31 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN EARLY IN
THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 27 TO 32 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 23 TO
28 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 13 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 13 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY AND WIDESPREAD DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE THROUGH
THE DAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
11 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO
14 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 12 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ170-175-050930-
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-
916 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
17 TO 22 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 27 TO 32 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 24 TO
29 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 15 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 22 TO 27 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 19 TO
24 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 15 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND DRIZZLE THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
9 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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