Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
356 AM CST TUE FEB 28 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

GMZ100-282200-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
356 AM CST TUE FEB 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS...MODERATE SOUTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS
SOUTH WINDS FLOW AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THIS FRONT
WILL PASS THROUGH THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO ON WEDNESDAY
PROVIDING A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. GUSTY
NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT WITH ADVERSE MARINE
CONDITIONS PERSISTING THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-282200-
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 AM CST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 11 TO
16 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. CHOPPY ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 7 TO
11 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN SHIFTING NORTHEAST 7 TO
9 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 12 TO 17 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. ROUGH ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. ROUGH ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO CHOPPY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ150-155-282200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
356 AM CST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 7 TO
9 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 17 TO
21 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ170-175-282200-
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 AM CST TUE FEB 28 2017


...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST 7 TO
11 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST AROUND
7 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING NORTH 13 TO 18 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 21 TO 26 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 18 TO
22 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 11 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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