Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
310 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ200-071000-
310 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
OFFSHORE FLOW AND HIGH SEAS WILL FINALLY FALL BELOW SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY CRITERION BY EARLY THIS EVENING...AS HIGH PRESSURE
SETTLES INTO SOUTH TEXAS. A WEAK TO MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW IS
EXPECTED TO PERSIST OVER THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT INTO
SATURDAY...BEFORE BECOMING EAST SATURDAY NIGHT. A COASTAL LOW
WILL DEVELOP OVER THE WEEKEND AND INCREASE THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS
SUNDAY AND ESPECIALLY MONDAY. CHANCES FOR RAIN WILL DECREASE
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AS A SECOND SURGE OF HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
THROUGH THE REGION. GENERALLY WEAK TO MODERATE NORTH TO NORTHEAST
FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ235-071000-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
310 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-071000-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
310 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-071000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
310 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY LIGHT RAIN
IN THE EVENING...THEN AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ270-275-071000-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
310 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GW/CB





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