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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KBRO 270847
CWFBRO

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
347 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 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

GMZ100-271530-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
347 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

SYNOPSIS
AREAS OF FOG WILL CONTINUE TO REDUCE VISIBILITY THROUGH
THE EARLY MORNING HOURS WITH LIGHT SOUTHEAST WINDS PREVAILING.
THE VISIBILITY WILL BEGIN TO IMPROVE TODAY AS A WEAK COLD FRONT
APPROACHES FROM THE WEST AND PASSES THROUGH THE LOWER TEXAS COAST.
A MORE SIGNIFICANT COLD FRONT WILL AFFECT THE REGION ON TUESDAY...
RESULTING IN POSSIBLE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES THAT DAY CONTINUING
INTO WEDNESDAY. MARINE CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE LATE IN THE WEEK.



GMZ130-132-135-271530-
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-
347 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

TODAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST 9 TO
12 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON SHIFTING NORTH 7 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP LATE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 17 TO
21 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
14 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.

FRIDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.



GMZ150-155-271530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
347 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

TODAY
SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 8 TO 13 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST 7 TO 11 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON SHIFTING NORTH 7 TO 9 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO 16 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 19 TO
24 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO
16 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST
7 TO 8 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.



GMZ170-175-271530-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
347 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

TODAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST 9 TO 14 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST 8 TO 13 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON SHIFTING NORTH 7 TO 11 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 19 TO
24 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
17 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
11 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.