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FZUS54 KCRP 310403 AAA
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1003 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ200-311715-
1003 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
AN EASTERLY FLOW WILL FURTHER DECREASE IN INTENSITY THE REMAINDER
OF TONIGHT AND TRANSITION TO A MODERATE SOUTHEAST FLOW ON
SATURDAY. CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND PERHAPS A THUNDERSTORM WILL EXIST
SATURDAY NIGHT AS AN UPPER LEVEL WEATHER DISTURBANCE MOVES ACROSS
THE REGION. A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW SUNDAY WILL BECOME A
STRONG TO VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW BY LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AS A
POWERFUL COLD FRONT BLASTS SOUTH ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS.
MARINERS URGED TO FOLLOW FUTURE MARINE FORECASTS FOR SUNDAY NIGHT
AND MONDAY REGARDING THIS COLD FRONT. THE ISSUANCE OF A GALE WATCH
MAY BE REQUIRED LATER TONIGHT OR SATURDAY.

$$

GMZ235-311715-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1003 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-311715-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1003 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
UP TO 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ250-255-311715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1003 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH GUSTS TO NEAR GALE FORCE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10
FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH UP TO
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-311715-
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-
1003 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH GUSTS TO NEAR GALE FORCE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.

$$





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