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FZUS54 KBRO 181523
CWFBRO

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
923 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ100-182215-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
923 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS...LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AS HIGH PRESSURE PREVAILS ACROSS THE NORTHERN
GULF OF MEXICO. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION ON
FRIDAY WHICH WILL RESULT IN MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH WINDS AND
ELEVATED SEAS LATE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES
MAY BE REQUIRED FRIDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY.

$$

GMZ130-132-135-182215-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
923 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST 8 TO
11 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.

$$

GMZ150-155-182215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
923 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE
IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 7 TO
11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING WEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 10 TO
14 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ170-175-182215-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
923 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 9 TO 14 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING SOUTHWEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 12 TO
16 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$









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