Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
405 AM CDT TUE APR 28 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.

GMZ300-282215-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
405 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST EARLY THIS MORNING AND
MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS WILL DEVELOP AFTER THE FRONTAL
PASSAGE. THE WINDS WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVERHEAD ON FRIDAY WILL MOVE OFF TO THE
EAST OVER THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ335-282215-
GALVESTON BAY-
405 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...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 AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...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 AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ330-282215-
MATAGORDA BAY-
405 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...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 AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ350-355-282215-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
405 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-282215-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
405 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.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 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

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