Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 202025
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
325 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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.

GMZ200-210945-
325 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Weak to moderate onshore flow tonight into Saturday. Isolated to
scattered showers will be possible at times today through
Saturday.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected Sunday as a cold
front moves across South Texas. A strong northerly flow will
occur in the wake of the cold front Sunday night into Monday.
Small craft advisories will likely be needed Sunday night into
Monday with the strengthening offshore flow and elevated seas.
Northerly flow will weaken slightly Monday night into Tuesday.
Another cold front will increase the offshore flow to moderate to
strong levels again Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

$$

GMZ235-210945-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
325 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. Isolated showers in the evening, then
scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. Scattered showers in the morning.
Isolated thunderstorms. Isolated showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming south
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to
occasionally rough.
.MONDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots shifting northwest after
midnight. Bays smooth to slightly choppy.
.TUESDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.

$$

GMZ230-210945-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
325 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. Isolated showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming south
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Bays choppy to occasionally rough. Showers and
thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to
occasionally rough.
.MONDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots shifting northwest after
midnight. Bays smooth to slightly choppy.
.TUESDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots shifting northeast in the
afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting south
after midnight. Bays smooth.

$$

GMZ255-210945-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
325 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Isolated showers in the evening,
then scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Scattered showers in the morning.
Isolated thunderstorms. Isolated showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to
5 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up
to 8 feet.
.MONDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up
to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to
5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting south
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ250-210945-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
325 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Isolated showers. Isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to
5 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet.
.MONDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots shifting northwest after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas
up to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting south
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ270-275-210945-
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-
325 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to around 15
knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to
6 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Scattered showers in the morning.
Isolated thunderstorms. Isolated showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to
5 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet.
.MONDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up
to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...North 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 with
occasional seas up to 6 feet in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas
up to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to
6 feet in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots shifting southeast
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

$$

TE/TC



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