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TAO performance continues to improve after fourth service cruise. Read more...

NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 310431
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1131 PM CDT THU OCT 30 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.

GMZ300-311700-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1131 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

THE NEXT COLD FRONT TO PUSH OFF THE COAST EARLY FRIDAY MORNING
WITH STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS DEVELOPING FRIDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY
SATURDAY. TOMORROW AFTERNOON'S CAUTIONS WILL LIKELY BE UPGRADED
TO ADVISORIES BY LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO EVENING. ONSHORE
WINDS WILL RETURN SUNDAY AND PERSIST THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF
NEXT WEEK.



GMZ330-335-311700-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1131 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FRIDAY


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

FRIDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING.

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

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

SUNDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.

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

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ350-355-311700-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1131 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FRIDAY


REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ370-375-311700-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1131 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FRIDAY


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

FRIDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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