Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
1043 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

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.

GMZ300-241615-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
1043 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A light to moderate onshore flow with 2 to 3 foot seas should
prevail into the mid part of the upcoming week. Tides will run
slightly above normal with the onshore flow, but should not reach
any coastal impact criteria. Isolated showers and thunderstorms  can
be expected daily, especially during pre-dawn hours.  A cold front
will move offshore late next week and will increase  winds and seas
by next weekend.

$$

GMZ335-241615-
Galveston Bay-
1043 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
smooth.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy in
the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy.
.MONDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to
slightly choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east
after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming
slightly choppy after midnight. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ330-241615-
Matagorda Bay-
1043 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to
slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ350-355-241615-
Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
1043 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ370-375-241615-
Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-
1043 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$



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