Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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Coastal Waters Forecast for Southeast Texas
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
326 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022

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.

GMZ300-162115-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
326 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
High pressure overhead through Wednesday will bring gentle to
moderate onshore flow and isolated showers in the morning and
afternoon. By Thursday, a weak front will stall near the coast
through Saturday. This will bring higher rain chances along with
increased wind speeds and wave heights. By Sunday, the front
begins to push out, but a surge in moisture from the Gulf will
keep rain scattered rain chances through early next week.

$$

GMZ335-162115-
Galveston Bay-
326 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...South winds around 10 knots, increasing to 10 to
15 knots late. Bay waters smooth, becoming slightly choppy late.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots, becoming south
10 to 15 knots late. Bay waters smooth, becoming slightly choppy
late.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 10 knots, becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy, becoming
slightly choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots, becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth, becoming slightly
choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning, then
showers likely in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots, increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth, becoming slightly
choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth
to slightly choppy.

$$

GMZ330-162115-
Matagorda Bay-
326 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots, diminishing to around
10 knots late. Bay waters slightly choppy, becoming smooth late.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots, becoming south 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth, becoming slightly
choppy in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots, becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy, becoming
slightly choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy. A chance of showers after midnight.


$$

GMZ350-355-162115-
Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-
326 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers with isolated thunderstorms this
morning.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots, becoming south
10 to 15 knots late. Seas around 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A chance of showers after midnight.

$$

GMZ370-375-162115-
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-
326 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots, diminishing to around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. A chance of showers after midnight.

$$


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