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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KCRP

FZUS54 KCRP 202038
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
338 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

Middle Texas coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Matagorda ship channel
out to 60 nautical miles.

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest 1/3
of the waves...along with occasional height of the average highest
10 percent of the waves.

GMZ200-211000-
338 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS

Moderate onshore flow will persist tonight into Saturday. A few
showers may occur late tonight. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms are expected Saturday with rain chances diminishing
Saturday night. A cold front will move through the Middle Texas
Coastal Waters late Saturday night into Sunday morning. Moderate
northerly winds will occur behind the front but then weaken on
Monday. A weak wind regime will exist on Monday night and Tuesday,
with a high pressure ridge over the Western Gulf of Mexico.
Another cold front will move into the area sometime on Wednesday.



GMZ235-211000-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O'Connor-
338 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


TONIGHT
Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the night. Bays choppy. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.

SATURDAY
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers. A chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming south
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.

SUNDAY
North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy.

MONDAY
North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy.

MONDAY NIGHT
East wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy.

TUESDAY
Northeast wind around 5 knots shifting east in the
afternoon. Bays smooth.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.

WEDNESDAY
East wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy.



GMZ230-211000-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
338 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


TONIGHT
Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the night. Bays choppy. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.

SATURDAY
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers in the
morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming south
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the evening.

SUNDAY
North wind 10 to 15 knots shifting northeast in the
afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy.

MONDAY
Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.

TUESDAY
Northeast wind around 5 knots shifting east in the
afternoon. Bays smooth.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.



GMZ255-211000-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
338 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


TONIGHT
Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.

SATURDAY
Southeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers in the
morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots shifting south
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to
5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

SUNDAY
Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots shifting north in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

MONDAY
North wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
East wind up to 5 knots becoming northeast after
midnight. Seas 2 feet.

TUESDAY
Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting east in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 feet.

WEDNESDAY
East wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East wind 5 to 10 knots shifting northeast
after midnight. Seas 1 feet building to 2 feet after midnight.



GMZ250-211000-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
338 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


TONIGHT
Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.

SATURDAY
Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers in the
morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots becoming south
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional
seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the evening.

SUNDAY
Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots shifting northeast in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas up to 5 feet.

MONDAY
Northeast wind around 10 knots becoming 5 to 10 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots decreasing to up to
5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet.

TUESDAY
Northeast wind around 5 knots shifting east in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 feet.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting east in the
afternoon. Seas 1 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 feet.



GMZ270-275-211000-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-
338 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


TONIGHT
Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.

SATURDAY
Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers in the
morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots becoming south
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional
seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots shifting north in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A
slight chance of showers in the morning.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.

MONDAY
North wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to
5 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind up to 5 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

TUESDAY
North wind 5 to 10 knots shifting northeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting south
after midnight. Seas 2 feet subsiding to 1 feet after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
East wind 5 to 10 knots shifting northeast in the
afternoon. Seas 1 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 feet
building to 2 feet after midnight.



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