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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KCRP 191958
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
258 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ200-200845-
258 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS

A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT WITH HIGH
PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO AND SURFACE LOW
PRESSURE NEAR THE RIO GRANDE. ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE SUNDAY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. A WEAK TO
MODERATE SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL BECOME LIGHT AND VARIABLE AT TIMES
TUESDAY AS A DECAYING COLD FRONT MOVES INTO SOUTH TEXAS. THE FLOW
WILL THEN BECOME MODERATE SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WEDNESDAY AND
CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.



GMZ235-200845-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-
258 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.

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

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

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



GMZ230-200845-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
258 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.

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

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO CHOPPY.

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



GMZ255-200845-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
258 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.



GMZ250-200845-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
258 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.



GMZ270-275-200845-
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-
258 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET.