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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 250305
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1005 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

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

GMZ300-251530-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1005 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHEAST TEXAS BUT WILL LIKELY
STALL AND MOVE BACK INLAND LATER TONIGHT BEFORE REACHING THE
COAST. A STRONGER COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE OFF THE COAST
LATE MONDAY OR TUESDAY.



GMZ330-335-251530-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1005 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

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

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

TUESDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.



GMZ350-355-251530-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1005 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2
TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE REQUIRED.



GMZ370-375-251530-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1005 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4
TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.

TUESDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED.