660  
FZUS54 KCRP 230135 AAB  
CWFCRP  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
735 PM CST SUN JAN 22 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.  
 
GMZ200-231415-  
735 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS
 
 
MARINE CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO IMPROVE AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES  
HAVE BEEN CANCELLED FOR PORTIONS OF THE AREA. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL  
WEAKEN FURTHER THROUGH THE NIGHT WITH SEAS SUBSIDING. A WEAK  
ONSHORE FLOW WILL RETURN MONDAY AND STRENGTHEN TO ADVISORY LEVELS  
TUESDAY AHEAD OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT THAT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE  
ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT. A MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW  
CAN THEN BE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING BEHIND THE  
COLD FRONT. FOR THE END OF THE WORKWEEK LIGHTER WINDS ARE EXPECTED  
AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN.  
 

 
 
GMZ235-231415-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-  
735 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO  
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.   
MONDAY
 
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO  
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ230-231415-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-  
735 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO  
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO  
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ255-231415-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT  
20 NM-  
735 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO  
15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO  
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 0 TO  
1 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP  
TO 5 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
9 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP  
TO 9 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP  
TO 6 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST  
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ250-231415-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-  
735 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO  
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP  
TO 9 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS  
UP TO 6 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST  
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ270-275-231415-  
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-  
735 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8  
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
5 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 8 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS  
UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO  
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP  
TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
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