999  
FZUS54 KCRP 190312  
CWFCRP  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
1012 PM CDT WED OCT 18 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.  
 
GMZ200-191615-  
1012 PM CDT WED OCT 18 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS
 
 
INCREASING MOISTURE FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO AND AN UPPER LEVEL  
DISTURBANCE WILL CONTRIBUTE TO ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS  
TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW EXPECTED  
TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY. THE FLOW WILL INCREASE TO MODERATE  
LEVELS BEGINNING THURSDAY AFTERNOON. MARINERS IN SMALL CRAFT MAY  
NEED TO EXERCISE CAUTION THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY NIGHT.  
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS  
EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS A COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE  
AREA. WINDS WILL SHIFT FROM SOUTHEAST TO NORTH-NORTHWEST SUNDAY  
MORNING IN RESPONSE TO THE FRONT.  
 

 
 
GMZ235-191615-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-  
1012 PM CDT WED OCT 18 2017  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.  
 

 
 
GMZ230-191615-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-  
1012 PM CDT WED OCT 18 2017  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.  
 

 
 
GMZ255-191615-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT  
20 NM-  
1012 PM CDT WED OCT 18 2017  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS  
UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH 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.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ250-191615-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-  
1012 PM CDT WED OCT 18 2017  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
6 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS.   
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS  
UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
8 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ270-275-191615-  
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-  
1012 PM CDT WED OCT 18 2017  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS  
UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 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.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.  
 

 
 
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