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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KCRP 040854
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
354 AM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

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.

GMZ200-042215-
354 AM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS

A WEAK TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TODAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY...AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE NORTHEASTERN
GULF OF MEXICO AND LOW PRESSURE CONTINUES OVER WEST TEXAS. DEEP
MOISTURE LINGERING ACROSS THE NORTHWEST GULF WILL RESULT IN
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY...WITH
LESS ACTIVITY ON WEDNESDAY AS SLIGHTLY DRIER AIR MOVES INTO THE
AREA. DRY CONDITIONS AND A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS
THEN EXPECTED THROUGH THE MID TO LATE WEEK.



GMZ235-042215-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-
354 AM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

TODAY
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

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

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

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

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



GMZ230-042215-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
354 AM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

TODAY
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.

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

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

SATURDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.



GMZ255-042215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
354 AM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

TODAY
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

SATURDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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



GMZ250-042215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
354 AM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

TODAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.



GMZ270-275-042215-
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-
354 AM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

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

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.



GW/LK