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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KBRO 282142
CWFBRO

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
342 PM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

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

GMZ100-290430-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
342 PM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

SYNOPSIS
SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN OVER THE
MARINE AREA LATE TONIGHT...AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT STRENGTHENS
ACROSS THE REGION. SMALL CRAFT MAY NEED TO EXERCISE CAUTION
OVERNIGHT...ESPECIALLY BEYOND 20 NAUTICAL MILES FROM THE COAST.
GUSTY WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS WILL LIKELY BE SEEN THROUGH THE
WEEKEND...WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS POSSIBLE AT TIMES.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BRIEFLY EARLY NEXT WEEK...JUST BEFORE A
COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT.



GMZ130-132-135-290430-
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-
342 PM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.

SATURDAY
SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS INCREASING TO 17 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 7 TO 9 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.



GMZ150-155-290430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
342 PM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 13 TO 16
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
8 TO 12 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY
EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
13 TO 18 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.



GMZ170-175-290430-
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-
342 PM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION OVERNIGHT


TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 16 TO 19
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET
LATE IN THE NIGHT.

SATURDAY
SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 13 TO 16
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY
EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO
13 TO 18 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.