Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1009 PM 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.

GMZ300-261615-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1009 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
ONSHORE FLOW CONTINUES THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. A STORM SYSTEM
WILL BRING INCREASED THUNDERSTORM CHANCES ON MONDAY AS A STORM
SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE REGION. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE
COAST MONDAY NIGHT OR EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. MODERATE TO STRONG
OFFSHORE WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT ON TUESDAY AND THEN
GRADUALLY RELAX THROUGHOUT THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY.

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GMZ335-261615-
GALVESTON BAY-
1009 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ330-261615-
MATAGORDA BAY-
1009 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ350-355-261615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1009 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY
FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 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...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.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.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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GMZ370-375-261615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1009 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED 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 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.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.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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