216  
FZUS54 KBRO 222003  
CWFBRO  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE LOWER TEXAS COAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX  
303 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2024  
 
LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE  
RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM.  
 
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.  
 
GMZ100-230830-  
303 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2024  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
AN ENHANCED PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL EXIST ALONG THE  
LOWER TEXAS COAST DURING THE FORECAST, PRODUCING BREEZY WINDS AND  
MODERATE SEAS. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION WILL BE NEEDED  
IN RESPONSE TO THE STRONGER WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS.  
 

 
 
GMZ130-132-135-230830-  
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-  
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT  
MANSFIELD TX-  
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-  
303 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2024  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE  
BAY.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS, BECOMING SOUTH  
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHOPPY ON THE BAY,  
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS, INCREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE  
BAY.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS, BECOMING SOUTH  
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE  
BAY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP  
ON THE BAY.  
 

 
 
GMZ150-155-230830-  
GULF WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-  
GULF WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-  
303 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2024  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. WAVE  
DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 6 SECONDS.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET. WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT  
6 SECONDS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
5 FEET, BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FEET AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 7 SECONDS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET. WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT  
7 SECONDS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.  
WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 4 FEET AT 7 SECONDS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.  
WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 4 FEET AT 7 SECONDS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
5 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.   
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ170-175-230830-  
GULF WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM  
20 TO 60 NM-  
GULF WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM  
20 TO 60 NM-  
303 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2024  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. WAVE  
DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 6 SECONDS.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FEET. WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT  
6 SECONDS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO  
7 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FEET. WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 6 FEET AT  
7 SECONDS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FEET, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 6 FEET AT 7 SECONDS, BECOMING  
SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 7 SECONDS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.  
WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 7 SECONDS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.  
WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 7 SECONDS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
5 FEET, BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FEET AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
5 FEET.  
 

 
 
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