Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1004 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 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

GMZ100-242145-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
1004 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS...BROAD BUT WEAK SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN
GULF WATERS INTERACTING WITH A SMALL TROPICAL WAVE OVER THE BAY
OF CAMPECHE...AS WELL AS THERMAL TROUGHING IN THE CONTINENTAL
INTERIOR...HAS CAUSED A SLIGHT TIGHTENING OF THE PRESSURE
GRADIENT. AS SUCH...WINDS WILL BECOME MORE GUSTY...MAINLY DURING
THE AFTERNOON HOURS FOR THE LAGUNA MADRE. AN INVERTED TROUGH WILL
BRING INCREASING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
FROM MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. OTHERWISE...MARINERS CAN EXPECT LIGHT
TO MODERATE SE WINDS AND LOW TO MODERATE SEAS THROUGH THE FORECAST
PERIOD AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT INCREASES FROM TIME TO TIME.

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GMZ130-132-135-242145-
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-
1004 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
18 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING
TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 7 TO
12 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO
A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS INCREASING TO 12 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
7 TO 12 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO
16 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING TO
A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
9 TO 13 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE
CHOP ON THE BAY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY.

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GMZ150-155-242145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
1004 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO
11 TO 16 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO
11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
14 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
9 TO 12 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
16 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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GMZ170-175-242145-
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-
1004 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 14 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO
11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
13 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 12 TO
16 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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