575  
FZUS54 KHGX 221031  
CWFHGX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX  
431 AM CST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP  
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS  
 
SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST  
1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE  
HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.  
 
GMZ300-222300-  
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60  
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS  
431 AM CST MON JAN 22 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM
 
 
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WILL MOVING OUT WITH THE PASSAGE OF A  
COLD FRONT LATER THIS MORNING. MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH WINDS  
WILL PREVAIL IN THE WAKE OF THIS BOUNDARY AND WILL SUPPORT CAUTION  
FLAGS OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS. THE NEXT COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED  
THIS COMING WEEKEND WHICH MEANS MOISTURE WILL INCREASE TOWARDS THE  
END OF THE WEEK WITH SEA FOG.  
 

 
 
GMZ330-335-222300-  
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-  
431 AM CST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
WIND BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SMOOTH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO  
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING  
SMOOTH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SMOOTH.    
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH  
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.  
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ350-355-222300-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT  
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-  
431 AM CST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4  
FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
MORNING.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ370-375-222300-  
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO  
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
431 AM CST MON JAN 22 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TODAY
 
WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6  
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP  
TO 7 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
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