293  
FNUS74 KCRP 182132  
FWSCRP  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR TROPICAL SYSTEM BETA FRC...USCG  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI, TX  
432 PM CDT FRI SEP 18 2020  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 1700 CDT ON SEPTEMBER 18.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (361) 289-0959, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A MODERATE NORTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH THIS EVENING  
WITH WINDS INCREASING THROUGHOUT THE DAY SATURDAY. WAVE HEIGHTS  
WILL REMAIN BELOW 8 FEET TONIGHT THROUGH TOMORROW. AS TROPICAL  
STORM BETA MOVES CLOSER, SEAS WILL BECOME MORE HAZARDOUS BY  
SATURDAY EVENING WITH WAVE HEIGHTS APPROACHING 9-10 FEET GENERALLY  
AFTER 7 PM. WAVE HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN ABOVE 10 FEET AS WE HEAD  
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
TIME (CDT) 5PM  
SFC WND DIR.....NE  
SFC WND SPD KTS.17  
SFC WND GST.....22  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.8  
WAVE HEIGHT (FT)5  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
TIME (CDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SFC WND DIR.....NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE N N  
SFC WND SPD KTS.17 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 17 17 18 18  
SFC WND GST.....21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 22 23 23 24  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.8 3.5 3.7 3.8 4.0 3.9 4.2 4.2 3.9 3.5 3.3 3.0  
WAVE HEIGHT (FT)5 4 4 4 5 4 4 4 4 4 5 5  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
TIME (CDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SFC WND DIR.....N N N N N N N N N N N N  
SFC WND SPD KTS.18 18 20 20 21 20 20 20 20 18 18 18  
SFC WND GST.....25 25 26 26 27 26 26 26 25 25 25 25  
MIX HGT (KFT)...3.0 3.1 2.8 2.8 3.0 3.1 3.3 3.8 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.6  
WAVE HEIGHT (FT)6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6  
 

 
FORECASTER...CASTILLO  
REQUESTED BY...CAPT HARPER PHILLIPS  
TYPE OF REQUEST...MARINE  
.TAG 2012759.0/CRP  
.DELDT 09/18/20  
.FORMATTERVERSION 1.0.26  
.EMAIL HARPER.L.PHILLIPS@USCG.MIL  
 
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