Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1006 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

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

GMZ200-251615-
1006 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...WEAK TO MODERATE
SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL BECOME WEAK EAST LATE TONIGHT. WINDS WILL
BECOME WEAK TO MODERATE SOUTHEAST AGAIN BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. A
MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP ON SATURDAY WITH ADVISORY
CONDITIONS POSSIBLE BY SATURDAY NIGHT ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS.
WINDS WILL DECREASE TO WEAK TO MODERATE LEVELS BY SUNDAY
NIGHT...AND CONTINUE ON MONDAY. A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
ACROSS THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST ON TUESDAY WITH A MODERATE OFFSHORE
FLOW DEVELOPING BY TUESDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ235-251615-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1006 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
EARLY IN THE MORNING. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO UP TO
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

$$

GMZ230-251615-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1006 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO
EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

$$

GMZ255-251615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1006 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-251615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
1006 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-251615-
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-
1006 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO
7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

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