Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 100317
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
1017 PM CDT Thu Apr 9 2020

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.

GMZ200-101615-
1017 PM CDT Thu Apr 9 2020

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A front will slowly move through the coastal waters overnight.
This will lead to scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
tonight through early Friday morning. A moderate northeast flow is
expected Friday after the frontal passage. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms are anticipated for Friday. The front will retreat
northward as a warm front Saturday. Isolated to scattered showers
and thunderstorms are expected Saturday through Saturday night as
another cold front is expected to move offshore early Sunday
morning. Expect much drier conditions Sunday moderate to strong
offshore flow. SCEC to SCA conditions are possible for the
offshore waters Saturday night into Sunday afternoon. A stronger
cold front is expected to come through Monday morning with SCA
possibly needed for the gulf waters through the day.

$$

GMZ235-101615-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
1017 PM CDT Thu Apr 9 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 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...East wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Bays choppy. A slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest wind 15 to 20 knots shifting west in the
afternoon. Bays choppy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots shifting north
after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.MONDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to occasionally
rough.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.

$$

GMZ230-101615-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
1017 PM CDT Thu Apr 9 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots shifting northeast
after midnight. Bays smooth to slightly choppy. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 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...East wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Bays choppy. A slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West wind 15 to 20 knots shifting northwest in the
afternoon. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.
.MONDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to occasionally
rough.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.

$$

GMZ255-101615-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
1017 PM CDT Thu Apr 9 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance
of thunderstorms late in the evening. A chance of showers. A
chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY 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. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest wind 15 to 20 knots shifting west in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots shifting north
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to
6 feet.
.MONDAY...North wind 20 to 25 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

$$

GMZ250-101615-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
1017 PM CDT Thu Apr 9 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms late in the evening, then a chance
of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East wind 15 to 20 knots becoming around 15 knots
after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest wind 15 to 20 knots shifting northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots shifting north
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to
5 feet.
.MONDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas
up to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

$$

GMZ270-275-101615-
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-
1017 PM CDT Thu Apr 9 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots after midnight, then decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
early in the morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of
showers late in the evening, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northeast 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...East wind around 20 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots
after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to
9 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 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 thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest wind 15 to 20 knots shifting west in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots shifting north
after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet.
.MONDAY...North wind 20 to 25 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas
up to 9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet building to 6 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet after midnight.

$$

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