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FZUS54 KCRP 240924
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
424 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

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

GMZ200-242230-
424 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW THIS MORNING WILL WEAKEN...AS A SURFACE
TROUGH MOVES TOWARD THE RIO GRANDE AND WEAKENS THE PRESSURE
GRADIENT. THE LOW WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST TONIGHT...RESULTING IN A
BRIEF LIGHT NORTHEAST WIND ON FRIDAY. ONSHORE FLOW WILL THEN RE-
DEVELOP FRIDAY AFTERNOON...AND CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ235-242230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
424 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. SCATTERED
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO UP TO
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-242230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
424 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ255-242230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
424 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-242230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
424 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-242230-
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-
424 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.

$$

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