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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 051558
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1058 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ300-060430-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1058 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

LIGHT NORTH AND NORTHEASTERLY WINDS THROUGH THE DAY. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY BEFORE IT SLIDES
EASTWARD. THIS WILL LEAD TO ONSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING AND THEN
STRENGTHENING SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. A LONG SOUTHERLY
FETCH WILL BECOME ESTABLISHED BY LATE IN THE WEEKEND AND HAZARDOUS
SEAS WILL LIKELY DEVELOP AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY.



GMZ335-060430-
GALVESTON BAY-
1058 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

REST OF TODAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

FRIDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

SATURDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ330-060430-
MATAGORDA BAY-
1058 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

REST OF TODAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.

TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

FRIDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ350-355-060430-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1058 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

REST OF TODAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

FRIDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ370-375-060430-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1058 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

REST OF TODAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

FRIDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.