Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
401 AM CDT SUN APR 26 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.

GMZ300-262130-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
401 AM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
PATCHY FOG MAY PERSIST THROUGH TODAY. THE NEXT BIG WEATHER EVENT
WILL BE ON MONDAY AS ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED.
ISOLATED STRONG STORMS ARE POSSIBLE AS WELL. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST MONDAY NIGHT OR EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING...WITH OFFSHORE WINDS POSSIBLY REACHING ADVISORY CRITERIA
FOLLOWING THE FRONTAL PASSAGE TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. A SURFACE
HIGH PRESSURE AREA BUILDING INTO CENTRAL TEXAS WILL THEN BEGIN TO
EXTEND TOWARD THE COAST ON THURSDAY.

$$

GMZ335-262130-
GALVESTON BAY-
401 AM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. AREAS
OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST 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 INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS 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...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ330-262130-
MATAGORDA BAY-
401 AM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. AREAS
OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 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...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ350-355-262130-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
401 AM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS
OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 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 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-262130-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
401 AM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS OF FOG EARLY
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
REQUIRED.
.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 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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