Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
749 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

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

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ300-031415-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
749 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
SEA FOG WILL PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS WARM MOIST AIR
CONTINUES TO OVERRIDE THE COOLER SHELF WATERS. CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED TO IMPROVE WITH THE PASSAGE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT LATE
WEDNESDAY INTO EARLY THURSDAY. STRONG NORTH WINDS IN THE WAKE OF
THE FRONT WILL PRODUCE ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY OR POSSIBLY A GALE WARNING WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE WAKE
OF THE FRONT.

$$

GMZ335-031415-
GALVESTON BAY-
749 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. AREAS OF
DENSE FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING ROUGH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ330-031415-
MATAGORDA BAY-
749 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. AREAS OF
DENSE FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING CHOPPY IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING VERY ROUGH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ350-031415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
749 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS
OF DENSE FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ355-031415-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
749 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS
OF DENSE FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ370-375-031415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
749 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN
THE EVENING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG LATE IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. AREAS OF
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING 25 TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
14 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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