Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
409 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

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.

GMZ200-302145-
409 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...SEAS WILL REMAIN
ELEVATED OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS EARLY THIS MORNING. ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY. A WEAK
TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TODAY AND SUNDAY. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE WATERS MONDAY AND MONDAY
NIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY WITH
MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH FLOW DEVELOPING AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE.

$$

GMZ235-302145-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT OCONNOR-
409 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-302145-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
409 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-302145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
409 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-302145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
409 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-302145-
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-
409 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATER THIS
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$

TMT/RH



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