Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
401 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ200-040945-
401 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...MODERATE ONSHORE
FLOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AS LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS
OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS. A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE
LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. A PERSISTENT
MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED FROM TUESDAY UNTIL FRIDAY AS AN
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS.
WINDS AND SEAS WILL REACH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA TUESDAY
NIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES
DURING THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ235-040945-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
401 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ230-040945-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
401 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ250-255-040945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
401 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-040945-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
401 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

LK/TMT


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