Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
335 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

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.

GMZ300-311015-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
335 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
EASTERLY WINDS TONIGHT WILL BECOME SOUTHEASTERLY SATURDAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE MOVES OFF TO THE EAST. RAIN CHANCES WILL INCREASE OVER
THE COASTAL WATERS LATE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY BEFORE THE NEXT STRONG
COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THE COASTAL WATERS LATE SUNDAY...WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE AHEAD OF THE FRONT ON SUNDAY.
BUILDING SEAS AND INCREASING WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT WILL LIKELY
WARRANT SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ON MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING
IN BEHIND THE FRONT WILL ALLOW WINDS TO RELAX BY TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ330-335-311015-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
335 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ350-355-311015-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
335 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.

$$

GMZ370-375-311015-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
335 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
7 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.

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