Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1029 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

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

GMZ200-011615-
1029 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED THIS EVENING OVER THE
BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS. WIND SPEED WILL DECREASE LATER TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY AS A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY ENTERS SOUTH TEXAS AND
THEN STALLS. MAINLY ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED BY EARLY FRIDAY. ABUNDANT MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH THE
WEAK COLD FRONT WILL HELP TO PRODUCE SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. WINDS AND SEAS WILL GENERALLY
BE LIGHT EXCEPT IN AND NEAR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THE RAIN
CHANCES WILL DECREASE THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK AND A WEAK TO
MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP BY LATE TUESDAY.

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GMZ235-011615-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1029 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

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GMZ230-011615-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1029 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

$$

GMZ255-011615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1029 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ250-011615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
1029 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-011615-
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-
1029 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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