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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KCRP 222042
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
342 PM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

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.

GMZ200-230930-
342 PM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS

A GENERALLY MODERATE EAST TO NORTHEAST FLOW WILL CONTINUE
TONIGHT OVER THE COASTAL WATERS DUE TO SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER
THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO AND TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE OVER THE
BAY OF CAMPECHE. WIND SPEEDS WILL DECREASE TO A GENERALLY WEAK
FLOW LATE THIS WEEK AND OVER THE WEEKEND WITH SEAS
SUBSIDING...BEFORE INCREASING TO A MODERATE SOUTHERLY FLOW MONDAY.



GMZ235-230930-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-
342 PM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

TONIGHT
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST UP TO
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.

SATURDAY
NORTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.

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

SUNDAY
SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.

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

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

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



GMZ230-230930-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
342 PM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

TONIGHT
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

SATURDAY
NORTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.

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

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

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

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

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



GMZ250-255-230930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
342 PM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

TONIGHT
EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

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

MONDAY
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

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



GMZ270-275-230930-
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-
342 PM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


TONIGHT
EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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

MONDAY
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

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



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