Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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

GMZ300-271515-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
957 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE ONSHORE WINDS WILL PERSIST TONIGHT. A LINE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY APPROACH THE COAST TOWARD MORNING...SOME
OF WHICH COULD BE STRONG. KEEP UP WITH THE LATEST FORECAST IF
PLANNINGIN TO VENTURE OUT TONIGHT OR MONDAY MORNING. WINDS AND
SEAS WILL BE HIGHER NEAR STORMS. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
OFF THE COAST MONDAY NIGHT. BREEZY NORTH WINDS DEVELOPING BEHIND
THE FRONT ARE EXPECTED TO REACH ADVISORY LEVELS TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY NIGHT. GRADUALLY WEAKENING NORTH WINDS AND LOWERING SEAS
CAN BE EXPECTED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS INTO THE AREA.


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GMZ330-335-271515-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
957 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT
TOWARD MORNING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.MONDAY...VARIABLE WINDS...POSSIBLY NORTH AFTER STORMS
PASS...AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
BE SEVERE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
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. 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...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ350-355-271515-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
957 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TOWARD MORNING. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER NEAR STORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE AS
STORMS PASS...LIKELY NORTHERLY. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE. WINDS AND
SEAS HIGHER NEAR STORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.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 BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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GMZ370-375-271515-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
957 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TOWARD MORNING. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER NEAR STORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS
MAY BE SEVERE. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER NEAR STORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST 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 IN THE EVENING.
.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.
.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...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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