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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
332 PM CST Tue Feb 19 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.

GMZ300-201045-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
332 PM CST Tue Feb 19 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
Periods of unsettled weather can be expected for much of the week
with upper level disturbances moving overhead and a coastal trough
fluctuating north and south along the coast. Sea fog will linger
into the evening but should clear out overnight as winds return to
the north. Chances of fog return Thursday night through Saturday
afternoon.

$$

GMZ335-201045-
Galveston Bay-
332 PM CST Tue Feb 19 2019

.TONIGHT...Variable, mainly east winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots overnight. Bay waters slightly choppy. A chance of
showers. Patchy fog.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth in the afternoon. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming
slightly choppy after midnight. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east
after midnight. Bay waters smooth. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms. Areas of fog.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to
slightly choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Areas of fog.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Areas of
fog.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 15 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy to choppy becoming slightly
choppy in the afternoon. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.  Areas of fog.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth after midnight. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming 5 to 10 knots
in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming
smooth in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly
choppy after midnight. A slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ355-201045-
Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-
332 PM CST Tue Feb 19 2019

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Seas 6 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. A chance of
showers. Areas of fog.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. A chance of showers. Isolated thunderstorms after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots becoming southeast
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms. Areas of fog.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Areas of fog.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Areas of fog.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 15 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Areas of fog.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ375-201045-
Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM-
332 PM CST Tue Feb 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A
chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely and
isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Showers likely and
isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. A slight
chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Areas of fog.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional
seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Areas of fog.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A
chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Areas of fog.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A
chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up
to 7 feet. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ330-201045-
Matagorda Bay-
332 PM CST Tue Feb 19 2019

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning, then
a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
smooth. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to
slightly choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east
after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms. Areas of fog.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Areas of
fog.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Areas of fog.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly
choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Areas of fog.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming around 10 knots
in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to slightly
choppy in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ350-201045-
Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out
20 NM-
332 PM CST Tue Feb 19 2019

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas 6 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. A
chance of showers. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots becoming southeast
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms. Areas of fog.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Areas of fog.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance
of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Areas of fog.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A
chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Areas of fog.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet building
to 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet after midnight.
A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ370-201045-
Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to
60 NM-
332 PM CST Tue Feb 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Winds becoming northwest near 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7
feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet subsiding to 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet after midnight. A chance of
showers. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers.
Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
after midnight. Seas 4 feet. A chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. A slight
chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional
seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A
chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to
6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers.

$$



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