082  
FZUS54 KHGX 291529  
CWFHGX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX  
1029 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
 
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.  
 
GMZ300-300415-  
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60  
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS  
1029 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM
 
 
MAINLY MODERATE SOUTH WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS SHOULD CONTINUE THIS MORNING  
AND GRADUALLY DECREASE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS WILL BE SLOW TO DECREASE  
DUE TO THE LONG SOUTHERLY FETCH. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE FURTHER THURSDAY  
AS A PACIFIC COLD FRONT PUSHES OFF THE COAST. MODERATE OFFSHORE WINDS  
ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY BUT SOUTH WINDS WILL BE RETURNING  
TO THE AREA OVER THE WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
GMZ330-335-300415-  
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-  
1029 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
THURSDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ350-355-300415-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT  
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-  
1029 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ370-375-300415-  
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO  
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
1029 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
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