Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 240927
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
427 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

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

GMZ200-242215-
427 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST TODAY THROUGH MONDAY.
THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO CONTINUE. THE
CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL DECREASE BY LATE TUESDAY IN RESPONSE TO DRIER
ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS. ONSHORE FLOW WILL DECREASE TO LIGHT TO
MODERATE LEVELS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AS THE SURFACE PRESSURE
GRADIENT RELAXES. ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE LATE THURSDAY IN
RESPONSE TO AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE. LINGERING MOISTURE AND A
NEARLY STATIONARY BOUNDARY WILL CONTRIBUTE TO ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

$$

GMZ235-242215-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
427 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ230-242215-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
427 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ250-255-242215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
427 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ270-275-242215-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
427 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

PZ/WC



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