662  
FZUS54 KCRP 240304  
CWFCRP  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
1004 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014  
 
MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL  
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.  
 
GMZ200-241530-  
1004 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS
 
 
ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE TO MODERATE LEVELS TONIGHT...AS A  
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS OVER THE LEE OF THE ROCKIES IN  
RESPONSE TO AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM MOVING OUT OF THE  
SOUTHERN ROCKIES. AS THE SYSTEM MOVES EAST ON THURSDAY...THE  
SURFACE TROUGH WILL APPROACH THE RIO GRANDE...RESULTING IN A  
WEAKENING ONSHORE FLOW. ONSHORE FLOW WILL THEN CONTINUE FRIDAY AND  
INTO THE WEEKEND WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS POSSIBLE BY  
SATURDAY AFTERNOON OR SATURDAY NIGHT ACROSS THE GULF WATERS.  
ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE TO WEAK TO MODERATE LEVELS ON  
SUNDAY.  
 

 
 
GMZ235-241530-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-  
1004 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH  
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.   
THURSDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING  
EAST LATE. BAYS SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO  
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO  
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.  
 

 
 
GMZ230-241530-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-  
1004 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH  
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. BAYS CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST  
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN  
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO  
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO  
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.  
 

 
 
GMZ255-241530-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT  
20 NM-  
1004 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO  
EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ250-241530-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-  
1004 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO  
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN  
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ270-275-241530-  
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-  
1004 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN  
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO  
6 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.  
 

 
 
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