901  
FZUS54 KBRO 272034  
CWFBRO  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX  
334 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017  
 
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  
 
GMZ100-280330-  
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-  
334 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
ADVERSE MARINE CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO BE EXPECTED  
THROUGH THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS DUE TO THE PASSAGE OF COLD FRONTS  
AND THE INTERACTION BETWEEN HIGH AND LOW PRESSURE. SMALL CRAFT  
EXERCISE CAUTION IS IN EFFECT...WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES  
LIKELY TO BE NEEDED THROUGH MANY OF THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.  
 

 
 
GMZ130-132-135-280330-  
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-  
334 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE  
BAY.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS INCREASING TO 17 TO 20 KNOTS  
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. CHOPPY BAY WATERS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS.   
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY BAY WATERS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING  
NORTHEAST 17 TO 22 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHOPPY BAY WATERS  
BUILDING TO ROUGH BAY WATERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14 TO 19  
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. ROUGH BAY WATERS SUBSIDING TO CHOPPY  
BAY WATERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP  
ON THE BAY.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE  
BAY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP  
ON THE BAY.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE  
BAY.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP  
ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ150-155-280330-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-  
334 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 16 TO  
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS SHIFTING  
NORTHEAST 20 TO 23 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 16 TO  
21 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ170-175-280330-  
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-  
334 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 16 TO  
19 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH  
19 TO 24 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 12 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
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