Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1030 AM CDT SUN APR 19 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.

GMZ300-200415-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1030 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A COLD FRONT WILL REACH THE UPPER TEXAS COAST LATE TONIGHT...
WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MOVING INTO THE COASTAL WATERS ALONG
AND AHEAD OF IT. LOCALLY ELEVATED WINDS AND WAVES WILL BE POSSIBLE
IN THE VICINITY OF ANY STORMS. MODERATE OFFSHORE WINDS IN THE
WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT WILL DIMINISH MONDAY AF. ONSHORE FLOW
RESUMES BY TUESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OFF TO THE EAST.

$$

GMZ330-335-200415-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1030 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST NEAR
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ350-355-200415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1030 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

$$

GMZ370-375-200415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1030 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE TONIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET.

$$



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