Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
351 AM CDT SAT APR 25 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.

GMZ300-252115-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
351 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
GENERALLY LIGHT ONSHORE WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL DIMINISH LATER TODAY AND SUNDAY AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE GULF. HOWEVER...A STORM SYSTEM
WILL BRING BETTER THUNDERSTORM CHANCES AS A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO
SOUTHEAST TEXAS ON MONDAY AND THEN OFF THE COAST MONDAY NIGHT OR
TUESDAY MORNING. MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS WILL DEVELOP
BEHIND THE FRONT ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

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GMZ330-335-252115-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
351 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...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 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.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.

$$

GMZ350-355-252115-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
351 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.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.

$$

GMZ370-375-252115-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
351 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

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

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