Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
939 AM CDT FRI MAY 26 2017

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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.

GMZ100-262130-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
939 AM CDT FRI MAY 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...GULF HIGH PRESSURE WILL INTERACT WITH LOWER PRESSURE
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TODAY...SUPPORTING STRONGER SOUTHEAST
WINDS AND INCREASED SEAS. BETTER MARINE CONDITIONS WILL RETURN
THIS WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK AS A FRONT APPROACHES THE
AREA...WEAKENING THE PRESSURE GRADIENT.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-262130-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
939 AM CDT FRI MAY 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 12 TO
16 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. CHOPPY ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 17 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
11 TO 16 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHOPPY ON THE BAY SUBSIDING
TO A MODERATE CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
7 TO 9 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHOPPY ON THE BAY SUBSIDING TO
A LIGHT CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ150-155-262130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
939 AM CDT FRI MAY 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
8 TO 11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ170-175-262130-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
939 AM CDT FRI MAY 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
14 TO 17 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS INCREASING TO
16 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS INCREASING TO
16 TO 21 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 14 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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