Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
250 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014

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.

GMZ200-210945-
250 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE TONIGHT AS LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER
THE LEE OF THE ROCKIES. ONSHORE FLOW WILL BECOME MODERATE TO
POSSIBLY STRONG TONIGHT AND FRIDAY. INCREASING MOISTURE OVER THE
GULF WILL RESULT IN A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH FRIDAY. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL
LEAD TO ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY. A FEW OF
THESE STORMS MAY BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE AT TIMES. STRONG ONSHORE
FLOW AND RAIN CHANCES WILL THEN DIMINISH LATE SATURDAY AS THE
UPPER DISTURBANCE EXITS THE AREA. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO OFFSHORE
SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY BEHIND A WEAK COLD FRONT.

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GMZ235-210945-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
250 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-210945-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
250 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO UP TO
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-210945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
250 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 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.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-210945-
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-
250 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

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