431  
FZUS54 KCRP 290845  
CWFCRP  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
345 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017  
 
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.  
 
GMZ200-292145-  
345 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS
 
 
STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND TONIGHT AS A STRONG  
UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE STRENGTHENS OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN UNITED  
STATES AND APPROACHES TEXAS FROM THE WEST AND NORTHWEST. ISOLATED  
TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT  
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY IN RESPONSE TO THE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE  
AND THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT. STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND MUCH DRIER  
CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE. A BRIEF  
PERIOD OF GALE FORCE GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE BEHIND THE FRONT OVER THE  
GULF WATERS VERY LATE TONIGHT. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DECREASE SUNDAY  
NIGHT THEN BECOME WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE BY MONDAY AS SURFACE  
HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EASTWARD ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO AND  
AS SURFACE LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER WEST TEXAS. SLIGHT RAIN  
CHANCES RETURN MID WEEK AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT.  
 

 
 
GMZ235-292145-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-  
345 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
ROUGH.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY  
BE SEVERE AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
ROUGH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH  
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.  
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ230-292145-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-  
345 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
ROUGH.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
ROUGH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING  
NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ255-292145-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT  
20 NM-  
345 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
13 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
MORNING.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH  
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP  
TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ250-292145-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-  
345 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
13 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
10 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST  
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ270-275-292145-  
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-  
345 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET.  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN  
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
13 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
MORNING.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET  
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO  
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP  
TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
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