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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KCRP

FZUS54 KCRP 270934
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
334 AM CST MON FEB 27 2017

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.

GMZ200-272245-
334 AM CST MON FEB 27 2017

SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS

A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW TODAY IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO
MODERATE ON TUESDAY AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE STRENGTHENS OVER
SOUTHWEST TEXAS. AS THE UPPER SYSTEM MOVES EAST...A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS WEDNESDAY AND TRIGGER SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE...DRIER
CONDITIONS AND STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL OCCUR BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT
AND CONTINUE THURSDAY. A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHEAST TO EAST FLOW
EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY. GREATER MOISTURE AND A COASTAL TROUGH
WILL CONTRIBUTE TO ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS FRIDAY.



GMZ235-272245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-
334 AM CST MON FEB 27 2017

TODAY
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

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

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

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

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

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.



GMZ230-272245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
334 AM CST MON FEB 27 2017

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.

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

TUESDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

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

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.



GMZ255-272245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
334 AM CST MON FEB 27 2017

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

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

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.



GMZ250-272245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
334 AM CST MON FEB 27 2017

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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

WEDNESDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.



GMZ270-275-272245-
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-
334 AM CST MON FEB 27 2017

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


TODAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.



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