707  
FZUS54 KCRP 271529  
CWFCRP  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
1029 AM CDT MON MAR 27 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.  
 
GMZ200-280415-  
1029 AM CDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS
 
 
WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND TONIGHT.  
ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE TO PREDOMINATE MODERATE LEVELS TUESDAY  
AFTERNOON IN ADVANCE OF AN APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE.  
STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WILL PERSIST TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY  
MORNING AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES. THERE WILL ALSO BE A CHANCE  
FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THE FRONT SHOULD MOVE THROUGH THE  
WATERS THURSDAY WITH WEAK TO MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW IN ITS WAKE.  
MODERATE ONSHORE WINDS RETURN ON FRIDAY AS THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM  
MOVES INTO THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES.  
 

 
 
GMZ235-280415-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-  
1029 AM CDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.  
 

 
 
GMZ230-280415-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-  
1029 AM CDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING  
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.  
 

 
 
GMZ255-280415-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT  
20 NM-  
1029 AM CDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS  
UP TO 8 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS  
UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
5 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ250-280415-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-  
1029 AM CDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS  
UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 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-  
1029 AM CDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS  
UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP  
TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.  
 

 
 
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