918  
FZUS54 KCRP 230825  
CWFCRP  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
325 AM CDT SAT OCT 23 2021  
 
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.  
 
GMZ200-232145-  
325 AM CDT SAT OCT 23 2021  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS
 
 
INITIALLY WEAK ONSHORE FLOW THIS MORNING WILL INCREASE TO MODERATE  
THIS AFTERNOON AND GENERALLY PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY. SCATTERED TO  
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER  
THE WATERS TODAY BEFORE DIMINISHING IN COVERAGE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY  
AS AN UPPER DISTURBANCE DEPARTS. GENERALLY WEAK TO MODERATE  
ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY, BEFORE  
BECOMING MORE MODERATE TUESDAY NIGHT AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING  
BOUNDARY. WINDS MAY INCREASE TO MODERATE TO STRONG LEVELS IN THE  
WAKE OF THE FRONT ON WEDNESDAY LEADING TO SEVERAL HOURS OF  
ADVISORY CONDITIONS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS. NO SIGNIFICANT  
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL HIGH  
PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE REGION. HOWEVER, AN APPROACHING UPPER  
LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND GREATER MOISTURE WILL CONTRIBUTE TO ISOLATED  
TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON TUESDAY. THE FRONTAL  
BOUNDARY WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS WEDNESDAY MORNING TRIGGERING  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. DRIER  
CONDITIONS AND WEAK TO MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW ARE EXPECTED AFTER  
THE FRONTAL PASSAGE.  
 

 
 
GMZ235-232145-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-  
325 AM CDT SAT OCT 23 2021  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE EVENING.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.  
 

 
 
GMZ230-232145-  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-  
325 AM CDT SAT OCT 23 2021  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS LATE. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO  
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO  
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.  
 

 
 
GMZ250-232145-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-  
325 AM CDT SAT OCT 23 2021  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING,  
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST  
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE MORNING.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ255-232145-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT  
20 NM-  
325 AM CDT SAT OCT 23 2021  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS  
UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING,  
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ275-232145-  
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO  
60 NM-  
325 AM CDT SAT OCT 23 2021  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING,  
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ270-232145-  
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
325 AM CDT SAT OCT 23 2021  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP  
TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING,  
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.  
 

 
 
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