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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KCRP

FZUS54 KCRP 271523
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1023 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 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.

GMZ200-280415-
1023 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE
OFFSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TODAY BEHIND THE COLD FRONT. THE
OFFSHORE FLOW WILL WEAKEN BY THIS EVENING WITH A WEAK TO
OCCASIONALLY MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW EXPECTED TONIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY. SURFACE FORCING AND MOISTURE WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TODAY...WITH AREAL
COVERAGE DECREASING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY AS UPPER LEVEL HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION AND DRIER AIR IS BROUGHT IN BY THE
RIDGE. DRIER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK.
WEAK TO MODERATE EAST TO NORTHEAST FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE
END OF THE WEEK.



GMZ235-280415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-
1023 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

REST OF TODAY
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

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

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.



GMZ230-280415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1023 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

REST OF TODAY
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

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

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.



GMZ255-280415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1023 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

REST OF TODAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.



GMZ250-280415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
1023 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

REST OF TODAY
NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.



GMZ270-275-280415-
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-
1023 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

REST OF TODAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

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

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

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.



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