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
    Obs via Google Maps
    Classic Maps
         Recent
         Historical
         DART®
         Oil & Gas ADCP
    Obs Search
    Ship Obs Report
    Gliders
    BuoyCAMs Image indicating link to BuoyCAMs page
    APEX
    TAO
    DODS
    OceanSITES
    HF Radar
    OSMC
    Dial-A-Buoy
    RSS Feeds Image indicating link to RSS feed access page
    Obs Web Widget
    Email Access

 Station Status
    NDBC Maintenance
    NDBC Platforms
    Partner Platforms

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

 Publications
    NDBC DQC Handbook
    Hurricane Data Plots
    Mariners Weather
      Log

    Observing
      Handbook No. 1


 Science Education

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

TAO performance continues to improve after fourth service cruise. Read more...

NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KBRO 222119
CWFBRO

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
319 PM CST SAT NOV 22 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

GMZ100-230330-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
319 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

SYNOPSIS
STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS
THE LOWER TEXAS BAY AND GULF WATERS THROUGH 10 PM TONIGHT. THE
APPROACH OF A STRONG MID LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE STRONG
SOUTHEAST WINDS ACROSS THE LOWER TEXAS COAST THIS EVENING. AS THE
STORM SYSTEM PASSES TO THE EAST TONIGHT THE WINDS WILL TURN
WESTERLY AND DIMINISH RAPIDLY WITH MUCH IMPROVED CONDITIONS MARINE
CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT FOLLOWS ON MONDAY WITH
MODERATE NORTH FLOW DEVELOPING THROUGH TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
MOVES EAST DURING THE MIDDLE PORTIONS OF THE WEEK WITH WINDS
RETURNING TO THE SOUTH.



GMZ130-132-135-230330-
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-
319 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 557 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
14 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SHIFTING SOUTHWEST 8 TO
11 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO
A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON
BECOMING LIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO SMOOTH LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST 7 TO
12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.

MONDAY
NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN SUBSIDING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO 16 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
7 TO 9 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY  SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT
CHOP.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.

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



GMZ150-155-230330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
319 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 11 TO
16 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY
WEST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 11 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SHIFTING SOUTHWEST 7 TO 8 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

MONDAY
NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO
14 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
11 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET EARLY
IN THE MORNING.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.



GMZ170-175-230330-
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-
319 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY
WEST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 7 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

MONDAY
NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS INCREASING TO 14 TO 18 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 12 TO
16 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 17 TO
21 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.