Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1030 PM CDT THU MAR 23 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.

GMZ200-241615-
1030 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
GENERALLY STRONG ONSHORE WILL CONTINUE OVER THE SOUTHERN BAYS AND
OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. WIND AND WAVE
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE FROM WEST TO EAST FRIDAY. ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE MOVES ACROSS THE AREA. WINDS DECREASE A BIT ON
SATURDAY THEN ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME MODERATE ON SUNDAY THEN
WEAKEN ONCE AGAIN THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ235-241615-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1030 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-241615-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1030 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-241615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1030 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-241615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
1030 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-241615-
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-
1030 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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