Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 290331
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
931 PM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

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.

GMZ200-291630-
931 PM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
AN OFFSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN THIS EVENING BECOMING A
WEAK FLOW TONIGHT INTO MONDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL SETTLE
INTO SOUTH TEXAS TUESDAY MORNING BRINGING STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW
AND UNSEASONABLY COLD CONDITIONS TO THE AREA ALONG WITH CHANCES
FOR RAIN. RAIN CHANCES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY DUE TO A
DEVELOPING COASTAL TROUGH. A PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE WATERS ON SATURDAY BRINGING A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ235-291630-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
931 PM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST UP TO
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ230-291630-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
931 PM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST UP TO
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ250-255-291630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
931 PM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST 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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ270-275-291630-
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-
931 PM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST 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. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LK




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