Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 160857
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast for Texas
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
357 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022

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.


GMZ200-162200-
357 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...

Isolated showers and thunderstorms will be possible over the
coastal waters during the morning through mid-afternoon hours on
Tuesday and Wednesday. Weak to moderate southeasterly flow is
expected Thursday and Friday with winds increasing to more
moderate levels Saturday and Sunday as a tropical wave potentially
approaches the coastal waters. The increase in winds Saturday and
Sunday will result in periods of Small Craft Exercise Caution
conditions. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible
Saturday morning through early next week, with the potential for
gusty winds within any possible thunderstorm.

$$

GMZ236-237-162200-
Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays-
San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-
357 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
this morning.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south with
gusts up to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots, becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters
slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters
slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland
waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ231-232-162200-
Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-
357 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters
slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming south
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and
inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland
waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters
slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland
waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ255-162200-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
357 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves around 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming south 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming around 10 knots in
the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around
5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet,
occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet,
occasionally seas around 5 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 3 to
4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ250-162200-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
357 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet,
occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 3 to
4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet,
occasionally seas around 5 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ270-275-162200-
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-
357 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots,
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet,
occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet,
occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet,
occasionally seas around 5 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to
4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$


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