Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
331 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

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.

GMZ300-230945-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
331 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
Moderate offshore winds will diminish this evening and remain
light through Tuesday. A brief period of onshore winds will
return Tuesday night until switching back to offshore Wednesday
night with another weak front.


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GMZ330-230945-
Matagorda Bay-
331 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after
midnight. Bay waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Bay waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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GMZ335-230945-
Galveston Bay-
331 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth after midnight.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to
slightly choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming northeast in
the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after
midnight. Bay waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy. A
slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming north
after midnight. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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GMZ350-355-230945-
Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
331 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
after midnight. Seas 1 foot.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

$$

GMZ370-375-230945-
Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-
331 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15
knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.

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