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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 230308
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1008 PM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

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.

GMZ300-231615-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1008 PM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

WINDS WILL DIMINISH OVERNIGHT AS TROPICAL DEPRESSION 9 MOVES EAST.
A STORM SYSTEM SWINGING EAST THROUGH THE SOUTHERN PLAINS ON
MONDAY WILL INCREASE THE ONSHORE FLOW ACROSS THE AREA BEGINNING
SUNDAY.



GMZ330-335-231615-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1008 PM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.

SATURDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

SUNDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

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



GMZ350-355-231615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1008 PM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

SUNDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.



GMZ370-375-231615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1008 PM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.