Skip Navigation Links weather.gov 
NOAA logo-Select to go to the NOAA homepage NDBC Title GraphicClick to go to NDBC home page   Select to go to the NWS homepage
Home News Organization
 
 
    
    Station List

 Observations
    Mobile Access
    Interactive Map
    Classic Maps
         Recent
         DART®
    Obs Search
    Ship Obs Report
    Gliders
    BuoyCAMs Image indicating link to BuoyCAMs page
    TAO
    DODS
    OceanSITES
    HF Radar
    OSMC
    Dial-A-Buoy
    RSS Feeds Image indicating link to RSS feed access page
    Obs Web Widget
    Email Access
    Web Data Guide

 Station Status
    NDBC Maintenance
    NDBC Platforms

 Program Info
    Facebook Logo
    NDBC on Facebook
    About NDBC
     Met/Ocean
          Moored Buoy
          C-MAN
    TAO
    DART®
    VOS
    IOOS® Program
    IOOS® DAC

 Publications
    NDBC Draft PEA
    NDBC DQC Handbook
    Hurricane Data Plots

 Science Education

 FAQ
 Media Inquiries
 Contact Us
 Visitor Information
 
USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.

National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KBRO

FZUS54 KBRO 121636
CWFBRO

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
1036 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

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.

GMZ100-130445-
Synopsis for Baffin Bay to Rio Grande out 60 nm-
1036 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

SYNOPSIS
A pair of cold fronts continue to be expected for the
Lower Texas Coast through the next several days. The most adverse
marine conditions, possibly featuring Small Craft Advisories, are
likely to occur around the end of the week and into the weekend.
Otherwise, favorable marine conditions are anticipated through the
remainder of the forecast period.



GMZ130-132-135-130445-
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-
1036 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

REST OF TODAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on
the bay.

TONIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. A moderate chop on the bay subsiding to
a light chop after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
North winds around 5 knots shifting northeast in the
afternoon. Smooth on the bay.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds around 5 knots. Smooth on the bay.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds around 5 knots shifting west in the
afternoon. Smooth on the bay.

THURSDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on
the bay. Slight chance of rain showers after midnight.

FRIDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots
in the afternoon. A moderate chop on the bay subsiding to a light
chop in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds around 5 knots becoming southeast
after midnight. Smooth on the bay increasing to a light chop
after midnight.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on
the bay.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on
the bay. Slight chance of showers.



GMZ150-155-130445-
Coastal waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield out 20 nm-
1036 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

REST OF TODAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

TONIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

WEDNESDAY
North winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet
subsiding to 2 feet or less in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds around 5 knots shifting northwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.

THURSDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less building to 2 to
4 feet after midnight. Slight chance of rain showers.

FRIDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight
chance of showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots shifting southeast
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of showers.



GMZ170-175-130445-
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-
1036 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

REST OF TODAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

TONIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less in the
afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots shifting northwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.

THURSDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less building to 2 to
4 feet after midnight. Slight chance of rain showers through the
night.

FRIDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 7 feet. Slight chance of showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots shifting southeast
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of
showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Slight chance of showers.