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FZUS54 KCRP 310331
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1031 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

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.

GMZ200-311630-
1031 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...WEAK TO MODERATE
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL BECOME MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH WINDS DURING
THE DAY FRIDAY AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE REGION...AND
REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. WINDS MAY APPROACH SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA AT TIMES. THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS
WILL SEE ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT BEFORE
CONDITIONS DRY OUT BEHIND THE FRONT. FLOW WILL GRADUALLY TURN
ONSHORE BY LATE SATURDAY AND INCREASE ON SUNDAY. RAIN CHANCES WILL
RESUME OVER THE WATERS ON MONDAY IN ADVANCE OF THE NEXT INCOMING
SYSTEM. MODERATE TO POSSIBLY STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL OCCUR MONDAY
NIGHT AS THE UPPER SYSTEM APPROACHES.

$$

GMZ235-311630-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1031 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

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

$$

GMZ230-311630-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1031 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
EARLY IN THE MORNING. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ250-255-311630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1031 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ270-275-311630-
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-
1031 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

TMT/IB/WC





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