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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1000 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ130-132-135-032200-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
1000 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. AREAS OF FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING
TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
7 TO 12 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 21 TO
26 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT INCREASING TO 28 TO 33 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT
INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 26 TO 31 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 22 TO
27 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. VERY ROUGH ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO
ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
19 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ROUGH ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO CHOPPY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1000 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ150-155-032200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
1000 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 14 TO
19 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
7 TO 12 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 23 TO
28 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING NORTH 28 TO 33 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 26 TO 31 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 23 TO
28 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 17 TO
22 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 13 FEET. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1000 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ170-175-032200-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1000 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
7 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 22 TO
27 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING NORTH 28 TO 33 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET EARLY
IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 27 TO 32 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 24 TO
29 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 16 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 16 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 22 TO 27 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
19 TO 24 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 16 FEET. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
937 AM CST TUE MAR 3 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.

GMZ230-040415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
937 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND DRIZZLE LATE
IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS ROUGH TO
OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS NEAR GALE FORCE
DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS ROUGH TO
OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
937 AM CST TUE MAR 3 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.

GMZ235-040415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
937 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND DRIZZLE LATE
IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS ROUGH TO
OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS NEAR GALE FORCE
DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS ROUGH TO
OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
937 AM CST TUE MAR 3 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.

GMZ250-255-040415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
937 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND DRIZZLE LATE IN THE
MORNING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
932 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG CONTINUES ACROSS THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS...

...GALES WATCH IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

AREAS OF DENSE FOG REMAIN ACROSS THE LOCAL AREA BAYS AND
WATERWAYS THROUGH THE EVENING. VISIBILITIES HAVE IMPROVED ACROSS
THE OFFSHORE WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM
20 TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES OUT.

A GALE WATCH IS THEN IN EFFECT LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS A COLD
FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR GALE FORCE ARE
EXPECTED WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS THROUGH THE DAY THURSDAY.

GMZ230-235-250-255-040000-
/O.EXT.KCRP.MF.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150304T0600Z/
/O.CON.KCRP.GL.A.0003.150305T0600Z-150306T0000Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
932 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

THE DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT FOR THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS EXTENDING OUT 20
NAUTICAL MILES. A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* VISIBILITY: ONE NAUTICAL MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* WINDS: 25-30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS.

* SEAS: 8 TO 10 FEET IN OPEN WATER...BAYS ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$


Gale Watch


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1009 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE MARINE FOG SLOWLY LIFTING...
...STRONG FRONT TO BRING GALE CONDITIONS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
THURSDAY MORNING...

.AREAS OF DENSE MARINE FOG SLOWLY LIFTING WILL CONTINUE TO
GRADUALLY IMPROVE AS SOUTH WINDS INCREASE.
STRONG COLD FRONT STILL ON TRACK TO SWEEP ACROSS THE LOWER TEXAS
COAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH GALE CONDITIONS LIKELY BEHIND THE
FRONT INTO THURSDAY.

GMZ130-132-135-150-155-170-175-040015-
/O.EXP.KBRO.MF.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150303T1600Z/
/O.CON.KBRO.GL.A.0003.150305T0600Z-150306T0300Z/
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1009 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...


* WINDS...25 TO 35 KNOTS GUSTING TO 4O TO 45 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS INCREASING TO 9 TO 12 FEET.

* IMPACTS...ONCE THE FRONT PASSES VERY DIFFICULT AND HAZARDOUS
  NAVIGATION CONDITIONS IN THE LAGUNA MADRE AND GULF OF MEXICO
  WATERS OF THE LOWER TEXAS COAST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE
POSSIBLE...GENERALLY BEYOND 36 HOURS OUT. THE SPECIFIC TIMING AND
OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. THE WATCH IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1000 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ130-132-135-032200-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
1000 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP
ON THE BAY. AREAS OF FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING
TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
7 TO 12 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 21 TO
26 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT INCREASING TO 28 TO 33 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT
INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 26 TO 31 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 22 TO
27 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. VERY ROUGH ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO
ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
19 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ROUGH ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO CHOPPY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1000 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ150-155-032200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
1000 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 14 TO
19 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
7 TO 12 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 23 TO
28 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING NORTH 28 TO 33 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 26 TO 31 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 23 TO
28 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 17 TO
22 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 13 FEET. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1000 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ170-175-032200-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1000 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
7 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 22 TO
27 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING NORTH 28 TO 33 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET EARLY
IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 27 TO 32 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 24 TO
29 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 16 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 16 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 22 TO 27 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
19 TO 24 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 16 FEET. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
937 AM CST TUE MAR 3 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.

GMZ230-040415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
937 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND DRIZZLE LATE
IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS ROUGH TO
OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS NEAR GALE FORCE
DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS ROUGH TO
OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
937 AM CST TUE MAR 3 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.

GMZ235-040415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
937 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND DRIZZLE LATE
IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS ROUGH TO
OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS NEAR GALE FORCE
DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS ROUGH TO
OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
937 AM CST TUE MAR 3 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.

GMZ250-255-040415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
937 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND DRIZZLE LATE IN THE
MORNING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
937 AM CST TUE MAR 3 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.

GMZ270-275-040415-
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-
937 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
DRIZZLE LATE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 30 TO 35 KNOTS DECREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 TO 13 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 17 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
932 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG CONTINUES ACROSS THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS...

...GALES WATCH IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

AREAS OF DENSE FOG REMAIN ACROSS THE LOCAL AREA BAYS AND
WATERWAYS THROUGH THE EVENING. VISIBILITIES HAVE IMPROVED ACROSS
THE OFFSHORE WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM
20 TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES OUT.

A GALE WATCH IS THEN IN EFFECT LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS A COLD
FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR GALE FORCE ARE
EXPECTED WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS THROUGH THE DAY THURSDAY.

GMZ230-235-250-255-040000-
/O.EXT.KCRP.MF.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150304T0600Z/
/O.CON.KCRP.GL.A.0003.150305T0600Z-150306T0000Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
932 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

THE DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT FOR THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS EXTENDING OUT 20
NAUTICAL MILES. A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* VISIBILITY: ONE NAUTICAL MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* WINDS: 25-30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS.

* SEAS: 8 TO 10 FEET IN OPEN WATER...BAYS ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
932 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG CONTINUES ACROSS THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS...

...GALES WATCH IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

AREAS OF DENSE FOG REMAIN ACROSS THE LOCAL AREA BAYS AND
WATERWAYS THROUGH THE EVENING. VISIBILITIES HAVE IMPROVED ACROSS
THE OFFSHORE WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM
20 TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES OUT.

A GALE WATCH IS THEN IN EFFECT LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS A COLD
FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR GALE FORCE ARE
EXPECTED WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS THROUGH THE DAY THURSDAY.

GMZ270-275-040000-
/O.CAN.KCRP.MF.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150303T1800Z/
/O.CON.KCRP.GL.A.0003.150305T0600Z-150306T0000Z/
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-
932 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS CANCELLED THE
DENSE FOG ADVISORY FOR THE OFFSHORE WATERS FROM 20 TO 60 NAUTICAL
MILES OUT. A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: 25-35 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS.

* SEAS: BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER SEAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
948 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

GMZ230-235-250-255-270-275-TXZ229>234-239>247-041600-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-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-LA SALLE-MCMULLEN-LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-WEBB-DUVAL-
JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
948 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH TEXAS AND THE MIDDLE
TEXAS COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL PLAINS AND
COASTAL BEND UNTIL 1 PM CST. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO A
QUARTER OF A MILE OR LESS.

A MARINE DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT FOR
THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO
ONE NAUTICAL MILE OR LESS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
NO SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

WINDS WILL BE NEAR ADVISORY LEVELS WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY
THURSDAY.

A GALE WATCH IS IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY FOR ALL
MARINE AREAS. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO
FRIDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
345 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

GMZ130-132-135-150-155-170-175-040945-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
345 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE GULF OF
MEXICO AND THE LAGUNA MADRE.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ALL LOWER TEXAS COASTAL
WATERS THROUGH 10 AM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A GALE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING DUE TO VERY STRONG WINDS BEHIND AN ADVANCING COLD FRONT.
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED BEHIND THE FRONT
THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY AND POSSIBLY INTO SATURDAY DUE TO STRONG
NORTH WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

JGG

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
345 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

TXZ248>257-040945-
ZAPATA-JIM HOGG-BROOKS-KENEDY-STARR-HIDALGO-INLAND WILLACY-
INLAND CAMERON-COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-
345 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF DEEP SOUTH
TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR
CAMERON...WILLACY...BROOKS...KENEDY AND HIDALGO COUNTIES THROUGH
10 AM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES TO THE
AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WIND CHILLS BELOW FREEZING WILL BE POSSIBLE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA. GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS PRODUCING GUSTS OF 35 TO 40 MPH WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE
COAST.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ALONG THE COLD
FRONT LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS FORECAST AT AREA BEACHES
WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1229 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

GMZ230-235-250-255-TXZ229>234-240>247-032200-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-LA SALLE-MCMULLEN-LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-DUVAL-
JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COTULLA...CALLIHAM...CROSS...
LOMA ALTA...TILDEN...GEORGE WEST...THREE RIVERS...BEEVILLE...
GOLIAD...VICTORIA...FREER...BENAVIDES...SAN DIEGO...ALICE...
ORANGE GROVE...KINGSVILLE...CORPUS CHRISTI...PORTLAND...
INGLESIDE...ARANSAS PASS...SINTON...MATHIS...ROCKPORT...REFUGIO...
WOODSBORO...PORT LAVACA
1229 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON...PATCHY FOG CONTINUES TO AFFECT
PORTIONS OF SOUTH TEXAS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE COASTAL BEND AND
THE NORTHERN LOCATIONS FROM COTULLA EAST TOWARD VICTORIA.
IMPROVEMENTS ARE BEING MADE WITH VISIBILITIES RANGING AROUND 3 TO
5 MILES...HOWEVER ISOLATED LOCATIONS MAY CONTINUE TO EXPERIENCE
VISIBILITIES OF 1 TO 2 MILES THROUGH 4 PM. FOR MARINERS...DENSE
FOG WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS THROUGH
THIS EVENING. DRIVERS AND MARINERS SHOULD TAKE THE APPROPRIATE
PRECAUTIONS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
951 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

GMZ130-132-135-150-155-170-175-031900-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
951 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 12 PM...WIDESPREAD AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG WILL AFFECT
THE LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO
ONE NAUTICAL MILE OR LESS. MARINERS ARE URGED TO NAVIGATE WITH
CAUTION IN THE FOG THROUGH THE NEXT FEW HOURS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
951 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

TXZ248>257-031900-
ZAPATA-JIM HOGG-BROOKS-KENEDY-STARR-HIDALGO-INLAND WILLACY-
INLAND CAMERON-COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ZAPATA...HEBBRONVILLE...FALFURRIAS...
SARITA...RIO GRANDE CITY...ROMA...MCALLEN...EDINBURG...PHARR...
MISSION...WESLACO...RAYMONDVILLE...BROWNSVILLE...HARLINGEN...
PORT MANSFIELD...PORT ISABEL...SOUTH PADRE ISLAND...
LAGUNA HEIGHTS...LAGUNA VISTA
951 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 12 PM...WIDESPREAD AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG WILL AFFECT
ALL OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS AND THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY. VISIBILITIES
WILL BE REDUCED TO BETWEEN 2 AND 3 MILES...WITH ISOLATED AREAS OF
DENSE FOG REDUCING THE VISIBILITY TO ONE MILE OR LESS MAINLY NEAR
THE COAST. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN...USE LOW BEAM
HEADLIGHTS...AND AVOID TAILGATING THROUGH THE NEXT FEW HOURS.

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