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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
345 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

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.

GMZ300-021030-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
345 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TONIGHT WITH THE PASSAGE OF
A STRONG COLD FRONT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT THIS
EVENING INTO MONDAY MORNING...WITH WIND GUSTS NEAR GALE FORCE
POSSIBLE. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN BEHIND THE FRONT WILL ALLOW
WINDS TO RELAX BY TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ330-335-021030-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
345 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING ROUGH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ350-355-021030-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
345 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS NEAR GALE FORCE POSSIBLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ370-375-021030-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
345 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS NEAR GALE FORCE POSSIBLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
7 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$




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