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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KBRO 030308
CWFBRO

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1008 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

GMZ100-031000-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
1008 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

SYNOPSIS
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING HIGH PRESSURE TO REMAIN
NORTH OF THE COASTAL WATERS MAINTAINING A BRISK NORTH WIND AND
ROUGH SEAS. THE CENTER OF THE RIDGE MOVES OVER THE CENTRAL TEXAS
LATER TUESDAY AND SLOWLY TRACKS EAST WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
ALLOWING NORTH WINDS TO DIMINISH AND SLOWLY VEER EAST TO
SOUTHEAST. STRONGER SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS EXPECTED NEXT
WEEKEND.



GMZ130-132-135-031000-
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-
1008 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY.

TUESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.

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

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 9 TO
12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING.

THURSDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 7 TO
12 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 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.

FRIDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY.

SATURDAY
SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. ROUGH ON THE BAY.



GMZ150-155-031000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
1008 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT TUESDAY


REST OF TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 12 TO
16 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
9 TO 12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
11 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
8 TO 13 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN
SHIFTING SOUTH 10 TO 13 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 7 TO
8 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON BECOMING SOUTHEAST 7 TO 11 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.



GMZ170-175-031000-
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-
1008 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT TUESDAY


REST OF TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 17 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 14 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 12 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
8 TO 13 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
12 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
8 TO 13 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST 7 TO
9 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING
EAST AROUND 7 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.