099  
FZUS54 KCRP 222037  
CWFCRP  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
337 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2024  
 
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.  
 
 
GMZ200-230930-  
337 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2024  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS
 
 
STRONG ONSHORE FLOW EXPECTED OVER THE SOUTHERN BAYS AND  
INTRACOASTAL WATERWAYS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING.  
OTHERWISE, EXPECT PERIODS OF MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE FLOW EACH  
AFTERNOON FOR THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY ACROSS OUR WATERS,  
ESPECIALLY THE SOUTHERN BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS SOUTH OF PORT  
ARANSAS. WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW SETS IN ON TUESDAY AS THE  
WIND DIRECTION SHIFTS TO BECOME MORE EASTERLY.  
 

 
 
GMZ236-237-230930-  
COPANO, ARANSAS, AND REDFISH BAYS-  
SAN ANTONIO, MESQUITE, AND ESPIRITU SANTO BAYS-  
337 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2024  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY. HAZY EARLY THIS EVENING.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS.  
BAY AND INLAND WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY  
CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP  
TO 20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
SMOOTH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS, BECOMING EAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.  
 

 
 
GMZ231-232-230930-  
BAFFIN BAY AND UPPER LAGUNA MADRE-CORPUS CHRISTI AND NUECES BAYS-  
337 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2024  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY THIS EVENING  
BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. HAZY EARLY  
THIS EVENING.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS, BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS, BECOMING SOUTH  
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS, INCREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS, BECOMING SOUTH  
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.  
 

 
 
GMZ255-230930-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT  
20 NM-  
337 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2024  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET. WAVE DETAIL:  
SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 6 SECONDS. HAZY EARLY THIS EVENING.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET. WAVE DETAIL:  
SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 6 SECONDS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET. WAVE DETAIL:  
SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 7 SECONDS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS.  
SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET. WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST  
5 FEET AT 7 SECONDS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET. WAVE DETAIL:  
SOUTHEAST 4 FEET AT 7 SECONDS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 4 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 5 FEET. WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 4 FEET AT  
7 SECONDS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS, BECOMING EAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 5 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ250-230930-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-  
337 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2024  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET. WAVE DETAIL:  
SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 6 SECONDS. HAZY EARLY THIS EVENING.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET. WAVE  
DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 6 SECONDS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET. WAVE DETAIL:  
SOUTHEAST 6 FEET AT 7 SECONDS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET. WAVE DETAIL:  
SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 7 SECONDS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET. WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT  
7 SECONDS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET. WAVE DETAIL:  
SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 7 SECONDS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 5 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS, BECOMING SOUTH  
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO  
6 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 5 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ270-275-230930-  
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO  
60 NM-  
337 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2024  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET. WAVE DETAIL:  
SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 6 SECONDS.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET. WAVE DETAIL:  
SOUTHEAST 6 FEET AT 6 SECONDS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET. WAVE DETAIL:  
SOUTHEAST 6 FEET AT 7 SECONDS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET. WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 6 FEET AT  
7 SECONDS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET. WAVE  
DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 7 SECONDS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET. WAVE  
DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 7 SECONDS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 5 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET.  
 

 
 
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