Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
434 AM CDT Thu Apr 25 2019

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.

GMZ300-252245-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
434 AM CDT Thu Apr 25 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A band of showers and thunderstorms along and ahead of a cold
front will move out of the area early this morning. Northwesterly
flow will weaken this evening. A second cold front moves off the
coast Friday morning briefly increasing winds before high pressure
settles over the region then moves east Saturday. Onshore flow
will resume Saturday and persist through Thursday.

$$

GMZ335-252245-
Galveston Bay-
434 AM CDT Thu Apr 25 2019

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth.
.SATURDAY and SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
smooth to slightly choppy.
.MONDAY and MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters slightly choppy.

$$

GMZ330-252245-
Matagorda Bay-
434 AM CDT Thu Apr 25 2019

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly
choppy in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy.
.SUNDAY through MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters slightly choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy to choppy.

$$

GMZ350-355-252245-
Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-
434 AM CDT Thu Apr 25 2019

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY through MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2
to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

$$

GMZ370-375-252245-
Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM-
434 AM CDT Thu Apr 25 2019

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution Through Mid Morning...

.TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Seas 4 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet diminishing to 3 to 5 by
late morning.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT and MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3
to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

$$


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