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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
455 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

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.

GMZ300-192315-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
455 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
PERSISTENT NORTHEAST BREEZES AND REDEVELOPING RAIN AND ISOLATED
STORMS IN THE VICINITY OF A MARITIME TROUGH LAYING NEARLY PARALLEL
TO THE COASTLINE. OFFSHORE WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN BEHIND A COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE TONIGHT...ENDING PRECIPITATION FROM WEST TO EAST
THROUGH THE EVENING. AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE WATERS
THIS WEEKEND...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS WILL BECOME MODERATE
SOUTHWEST BY MONDAY. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL TRAVEL ACROSS THE
WATERS TUESDAY...WINDS AND SEAS UP TO ADVISORY LEVELS IN ITS WAKE
THROUGH MID WEEK.

$$

GMZ330-335-192315-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
455 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST 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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ350-355-192315-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
455 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-192315-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
455 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET.

$$




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