894  
FZUS54 KCRP 202038  
CWFCRP  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
338 PM CDT FRI APR 20 2018  
 
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.  
 
GMZ200-211000-  
338 PM CDT FRI APR 20 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS
 
 
MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY. A FEW  
SHOWERS MAY OCCUR LATE TONIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY WITH RAIN CHANCES DIMINISHING  
SATURDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE MIDDLE TEXAS  
COASTAL WATERS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING. MODERATE  
NORTHERLY WINDS WILL OCCUR BEHIND THE FRONT BUT THEN WEAKEN ON  
MONDAY. A WEAK WIND REGIME WILL EXIST ON MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY,  
WITH A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OVER THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO.  
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA SOMETIME ON WEDNESDAY.  
 

 
 
GMZ235-211000-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-  
338 PM CDT FRI APR 20 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH  
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.  
 

 
 
GMZ230-211000-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-  
338 PM CDT FRI APR 20 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH  
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE EVENING.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO  
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO  
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.  
 

 
 
GMZ255-211000-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT  
20 NM-  
338 PM CDT FRI APR 20 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING,  
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.   
SUNDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO  
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 

 
 
GMZ250-211000-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-  
338 PM CDT FRI APR 20 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH  
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE EVENING.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO UP TO  
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ270-275-211000-  
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-  
338 PM CDT FRI APR 20 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH  
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
5 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FEET  
BUILDING TO 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 

 
 
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