882  
FZUS54 KCRP 262133  
CWFCRP  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
333 PM CST SUN FEB 26 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.  
 
GMZ200-271045-  
333 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS
 
 
STRONG SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW OVER THE OFFSHORE GULF WATERS CONTINUE  
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS BEFORE DECREASING. A MODERATE  
ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY . ISOLATED  
SHOWERS, WITH A FEW RUMBLES OF THUNDER, MAY DEVELOP ACROSS THE  
NORTHERN WATERS MONDAY MORNING. THE MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL  
CONTINUE TUESDAY IN ADVANCE OF AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE. AS THE  
UPPER SYSTEM MOVES EAST...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS  
WEDNESDAY AND TRIGGER SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. AFTER  
FRONTAL PASSAGE...DRIER CONDITIONS AND STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL  
OCCUR WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THURSDAY. INCREASING ONSHORE  
FLOW WILL DEVELOP FRIDAY. GREATER MOISTURE AND A COASTAL TROUGH  
WILL CONTRIBUTE TO ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS FRIDAY.  
 

 
 
GMZ235-271045-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-  
333 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ230-271045-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-  
333 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ255-271045-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT  
20 NM-  
333 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ250-271045-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-  
333 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP  
TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST  
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ270-275-271045-  
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-  
333 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
 
 
   
TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS
 
DECREASING TO 15 TO 20  
KNOTS LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
8 FEET.   
MONDAY
 
SOUTH 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
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS  
UP TO 10 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 8 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
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