Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1029 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

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.

GMZ300-251615-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1029 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
GENERALLY LIGHT ONSHORE WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
THERE IS A HEIGHTENED CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. THERE IS A CHANCE THAT A FEW OF
THESE PASSING CELLS COULD STRENGTHEN TO SEVERE LIMITS DURING THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS. RAPIDLY CHANGING HIGH WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS IN
THE VICINITY OF ANY STRONG STORM.

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GMZ330-335-251615-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1029 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN
THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1029 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1029 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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