Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
335 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

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.

GMZ300-162230-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
335 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
Look for light winds to become onshore late this afternoon or
tonight as high pressure drifts by about 60 nm out. Southerly
winds will increase Saturday into Sunday ahead of the next cold
front. The front should push off the coast early Monday with winds
and seas increasing from the northeast.

$$

GMZ330-335-162230-
Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-
335 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
choppy after midnight. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly
choppy in the afternoon. Showers likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy. Showers likely.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ350-355-162230-
Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-
335 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 0 to 1 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 0 to 1 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A chance
of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of
showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Showers likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers likely.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Showers likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ370-375-162230-
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-
335 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

.TODAY...West winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 0 to 1 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 0 to 1 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance
of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of
showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Showers likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Showers likely.
.TUESDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Showers likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers.

$$


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