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FZUS54 KCRP 012038
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
338 PM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

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

GMZ200-020915-
338 PM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MOVE SLOWLY SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE
REGION SATURDAY. THIS FRONT WILL TRIGGER ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
NIGHT. DUE TO A WEAK MEAN SEA LEVEL PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE
REGION...GENERALLY LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND IS EXPECTED TONIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. RAIN CHANCES WILL BEGIN TO SLOWLY
DIMINISH SUNDAY...AS SLIGHTLY DRIER AIR BEGINS TO MOVE INTO THE
AREA AND THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY DISSIPATES. A RELATIVELY WEAK WIND
REGIME IS EXPECTED ON SUNDAY...WITH ONSHORE FLOW RESUMING BY
MONDAY BUT WITH THE WEAK FLOW CONTINUING. ONSHORE FLOW WILL
INCREASE BY WEDNESDAY...AS LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER WEST TEXAS.

$$

GMZ235-020915-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
338 PM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-020915-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
338 PM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-020915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
338 PM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-020915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
338 PM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-020915-
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-
338 PM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST LATE
IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO
2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

$$

WC/GW





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