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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KHGX

FZUS54 KHGX 092103
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
303 PM CST FRI DEC 9 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.

GMZ300-101015-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
303 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH THIS EVENING WHILE
GRADUALLY BECOMING MODERATE ONSHORE BY SATURDAY. A FRONT WILL
ARRIVE EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH ANOTHER POSSIBLY STRONG FRONTAL
PASSAGE EXPECTED SOMETIME AROUND WEDNESDAY.



GMZ330-335-101015-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
303 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.



GMZ350-355-101015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
303 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.



GMZ370-375-101015-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
303 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING


TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25
KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.