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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KBRO 230920
CWFBRO

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
420 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 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.

GMZ100-231530-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
420 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

SYNOPSIS
MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE EASTERN
UNITED STATES COAST AND LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE LEE SIDE OF THE
ROCKIES EXTENDING SOUTHWARD ACROSS WEST TEXAS ALLOWS THE PRESSURE
GRADIENT TO INCREASE ACROSS THE LOWER TEXAS COAST THIS AFTERNOON.
WINDS AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE OFFSHORE THE LOWER TEXAS
COAST TONIGHT AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT REMAINS STRONG ACROSS THE
WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO. STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL
LIKELY NEED TO BE EXTENDED FOR THE OFFSHORE WATERS ON SUNDAY AND
WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR THE LAGUNA MADRE AS WELL.



GMZ130-132-135-231530-
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-
420 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


TODAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. ROUGH ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. ROUGH ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP ON
THE BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ150-155-231530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
420 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TODAY

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 18 TO
21 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
14 TO 17 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ170-175-231530-
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-
420 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TODAY

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO 18
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.