411  
FZUS54 KCRP 281528  
CWFCRP  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
928 AM CST SAT FEB 28 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.  
 
GMZ200-010415-  
928 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS
 
 
A COASTAL TROUGH PERSISTS ALONG THE COAST WITH GUSTY EASTERLY  
WINDS TO THE EAST OF THE TROUGH AND LIGHTER NORTHERLY TO  
NORTHEASTERLY WINDS TO THE WEST OF THE TROUGH. SMALL CRAFT  
ADVISORIES REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR THE NEAR AND OFFSHORE WATERS.  
WHILE WIND SPEEDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH IN INTENSITY TODAY...SEAS  
WILL BE SLOW TO SUBSIDE. THE TROUGH WILL MOVE OUT OF THE REGION ON  
SUNDAY AND AN ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY  
AS A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE DEVELOPS TO THE NORTHWEST. A  
POWERFUL COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS BY WEDNESDAY  
NIGHT AND RESULT IN STRONG TO VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW. THE  
COMBINATION OF THE FRONT AND AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL  
RESULT IN A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY.  
 

 
 
GMZ235-010415-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-  
928 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO  
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.   
TONIGHT
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF  
LIGHT RAIN.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO CHOPPY.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO  
ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ230-010415-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-  
928 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY.   
TONIGHT
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF  
LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN  
THE AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST 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. BAYS CHOPPY.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO  
ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ255-010415-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT  
20 NM-  
928 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
EAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.   
TONIGHT
 
EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP  
TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE  
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 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 SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
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 SHIFTING WEST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO  
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP  
TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ250-010415-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-  
928 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO  
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 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.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
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 SHIFTING EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO  
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP  
TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ270-275-010415-  
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-  
928 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
EAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.   
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE  
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP  
TO 8 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
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