Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
356 PM CDT THU MAR 30 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

GMZ100-310900-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
356 PM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

.SYNOPSIS...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE ACROSS DEEP SOUTH
TEXAS TONIGHT WHICH WILL ALLOW THE PRESSURE GRADIENT TO WEAKEN
ACROSS THE LOWER TEXAS COAST. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE EAST TONIGHT
AND THEN INCREASE OUT OF THE SOUTH FRIDAY AS LOW PRESSURE
DEVELOPS ACROSS WEST TEXAS AND HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN GULF
OF MEXICO MOVES EASTWARD ALLOWING THE PRESSURE GRADIENT TO
INCREASE ACROSS THE LOWER TEXAS COAST.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-310900-
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-
356 PM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 10 TO
13 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING TO
A MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 16 TO
19 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. ROUGH ON THE BAY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.

$$

GMZ150-155-310900-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
356 PM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 16 TO
19 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14 TO
17 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-310900-
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-
356 PM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST 7 TO
11 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN SHIFTING
SOUTHEAST 9 TO 14 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
18 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
18 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

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