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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KCRP 062123
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
323 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

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.

GMZ200-071015-
323 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS

A MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE COLD
FRONT THAT MOVED THROUGH THE WATERS EARLIER THIS MORNING. WINDS
WILL WEAKEN BY SUNDAY AND BECOME ONSHORE BY THE AFTERNOON AS HIGH
PRESSURE MOVES EAST. A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE
INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST AND MISSISSIPPI VALLEY REGION THROUGH
SUNDAY NIGHT.

THIS WILL LEAD TO ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVING ACROSS
THE WATERS MONDAY MORNING AND RESULT IN MODERATE TO STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW BY MONDAY AFTERNOON AND MONDAY NIGHT. OFFSHORE FLOW
WILL WEAKEN DURING THE DAY ON TUESDAY. FLOW WILL SHIFT AROUND TO
THE SOUTH AND REMAIN LIGHT TO MODERATE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF
THE WEEK.



GMZ235-071015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-
323 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON


TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING
NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY THIS EVENING AND SHIFTING TO NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH
BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

SUNDAY
EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. BAYS SMOOTH
BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

MONDAY
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
ROUGH.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.

TUESDAY
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.



GMZ230-071015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
323 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON


TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING THEN SHIFTING TO NORTHEAST 5
TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH
BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

SUNDAY
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS LATE. BAYS
SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

MONDAY
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
ROUGH.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

TUESDAY
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.



GMZ250-255-071015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
323 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON


TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING THEN SHIFTING TO NORTHEAST 10
TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING TO NORTHWEST 10
TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

MONDAY
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET THEN
1 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.



GMZ270-275-071015-
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-
323 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CST THIS EVENING


TONIGHT
NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

MONDAY
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.



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