314  
FZUS54 KCRP 271523  
CWFCRP  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
1023 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016  
 
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.  
 
GMZ200-280415-  
1023 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS
 
A MODERATE  
OFFSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TODAY BEHIND THE COLD FRONT. THE  
OFFSHORE FLOW WILL WEAKEN BY THIS EVENING WITH A WEAK TO  
OCCASIONALLY MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW EXPECTED TONIGHT AND  
WEDNESDAY. SURFACE FORCING AND MOISTURE WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TODAY...WITH AREAL  
COVERAGE DECREASING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY AS UPPER LEVEL HIGH  
PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION AND DRIER AIR IS BROUGHT IN BY THE  
RIDGE. DRIER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK.  
WEAK TO MODERATE EAST TO NORTHEAST FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE  
END OF THE WEEK.  
 

 
 
GMZ235-280415-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-  
1023 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO  
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.  
 

 
 
GMZ230-280415-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-  
1023 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE  
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO  
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.  
 

 
 
GMZ255-280415-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT  
20 NM-  
1023 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ250-280415-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-  
1023 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO  
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ270-275-280415-  
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-  
1023 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO  
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
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