Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 210308
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
908 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

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.

GMZ200-211615-
908 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Weak to moderate northeast flow will persist through Thursday.
Rain chances will return late tonight into Thursday as remnants
of the morning cold front return north as a warm front. Rain
chances will diminish some Thursday evening, but return again
late Thursday night. Weak southeast flow Thursday night will
return patchy to areas of sea fog across the bays and nearshore
waters.  Rain chances will continue across area waters through
the end of  the work week and into the weekend until a cold front
moves across the area Saturday morning. Areas of fog may result
in reduced  visibilities for most of Friday through late Saturday
morning  until the frontal passage. Moderate to strong southerly
winds are  expected Saturday morning before the front, with
moderate  northwest winds behind the front. Wind speeds should
diminish  slightly during the afternoon. Drier conditions are
expected for  Sunday, but more rain chances are expected on
Monday.

$$

GMZ235-211615-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
908 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. Patchy
fog in the evening, then areas of fog after midnight. A slight
chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. Patchy fog.
A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots shifting northwest in
the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. Areas
of fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy.
.SUNDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East wind around 10 knots. Bays slightly choppy.
A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ230-211615-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
908 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming east
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. Patchy fog in the evening. Areas of fog
after midnight. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Bays choppy. Areas of fog. A
slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy to occasionally
rough. Areas of fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy.
.SUNDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ255-211615-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
908 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A chance of showers in the morning,
then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming east
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional
seas up to 5 feet. Patchy fog in the evening, then areas of fog
after midnight. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a
chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional
seas up to 6 feet. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southwest wind around 15 knots shifting northwest in
the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet. Areas of fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ250-211615-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
908 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming east
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional
seas up to 5 feet. Patchy fog in the evening. Areas of fog after
midnight. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. Patchy fog. A slight chance of
showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional
seas up to 5 feet building to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up
to 8 feet after midnight. Areas of fog. A slight chance of
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southwest wind around 15 knots shifting northwest in
the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet. Areas of fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ270-275-211615-
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-
908 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of
showers late in the evening, then a chance of showers after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming
southeast 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers in the
evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional
seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southwest wind 15 to 20 knots shifting northwest in
the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East wind around 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...East wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet with
occasional seas up to 11 feet. A chance of showers.

$$



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