031  
FZUS54 KCRP 250310  
CWFCRP  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
910 PM CST SAT FEB 24 2018  
 
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.  
 
GMZ200-251615-  
910 PM CST SAT FEB 24 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS
 
 
PATCHY TO AREAS OF FOG WILL OCCUR OVER THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE  
COASTAL WATERS ONCE AGAIN TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING WITH A  
CONTINUED WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW. A FRONTAL BOUNDARY MOVING  
INTO SOUTH TEXAS WILL HELP TO INCREASE RAIN CHANCES THROUGH THE  
COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. THE COLD FRONT WILL EVENTUALLY  
MOVE OFFSHORE SUNDAY NIGHT, FOLLOWED BY DRIER AIR AND WEAK TO  
MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW. A WEAK TO MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW MONDAY  
WILL RETURN ONSHORE MONDAY NIGHT. AREAS OF SEA FOG WILL LIKELY  
DEVELOP AGAIN MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY AS GULF MOISTURE RETURNS.  
ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE TO MODERATE LEVELS TUESDAY INTO  
WEDNESDAY AS LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER THE SOUTHERN GREAT PLAINS.  
 

 
 
GMZ235-251615-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-  
910 PM CST SAT FEB 24 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING AROUND 5 KNOTS EARLY  
IN THE MORNING. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.  
PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF  
FOG IN THE MORNING, THEN PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.  
 

 
 
GMZ230-251615-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-  
910 PM CST SAT FEB 24 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5  
TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO  
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. AREAS OF FOG AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.  
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING, THEN PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.  
 

 
 
GMZ255-251615-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT  
20 NM-  
910 PM CST SAT FEB 24 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE EVENING.  
AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE  
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY  
FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 15 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
5 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
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
 
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.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP  
TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ250-251615-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-  
910 PM CST SAT FEB 24 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5  
TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE  
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS  
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN  
THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.  
AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING, THEN PATCHY FOG IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
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.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET  
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ270-275-251615-  
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-  
910 PM CST SAT FEB 24 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
LATE IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.  
 

 
 
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