Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
932 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

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

GMZ100-312130-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
932 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK LOW PRESSURE OVER THE LOWER TEXAS GULF WATERS COMBINED WITH
DEVELOPING TROPICAL DEPRESSION 9 IN THE CENTRAL GULF WILL
CONTINUE TO BUILD MODERATE SEAS AND SWELLS AND PRODUCE GUSTY
WINDS IN AND NEAR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY. THE LOW
PRESSURE NEAR THE COAST WILL DISSIPATE TONIGHT AS WEAK HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS INTO TEXAS AND THE TROPICAL CYCLONE HEADS TOWARD
THE FLORIDA GULF COAST. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE OVER THE
WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY THEN MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL
GULF AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES MOVES INTO WEST TEXAS
ON SUNDAY.

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GMZ130-132-135-312130-
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-
932 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 9 TO
13 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY  INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
8 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
8 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT. A LIGHT
CHOP ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ150-155-312130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
932 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 13 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH EARLY IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ170-175-312130-
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-
932 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
9 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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