Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
935 PM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

GMZ300-031530-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
935 PM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
TROPICAL STORM DOLLY IS CURRENTLY MAKING LANDFALL ALONG THE COAST
OF MEXICO TONIGHT AND WILL MOVE INLAND WEDNESDAY MORNING. DOLLY
IS FORECAST TO INTRODUCE A LONGER PERIOD SWELL TO THE UPPER TEXAS
COASTAL WATERS LATE TONIGHT INTO TOMORROW MORNING. THERE MAY BE
SOME WATER RUN UP ON LOW LAYING COASTAL ROADS DURING HIGH TIDE
TIMES. LATE WEDNESDAY WAVE HEIGHTS WILL START TO COME DOWN.

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GMZ335-031530-
GALVESTON BAY-
935 PM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR ELEVATED SEAS...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ330-031530-
MATAGORDA BAY-
935 PM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR ELEVATED SEAS...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ355-031530-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
935 PM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR ELEVATED SEAS...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ350-031530-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
935 PM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ375-031530-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
935 PM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR ELEVATED SEAS...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ370-031530-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
935 PM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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