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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 240301
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1001 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

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

GMZ300-241530-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1001 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHEASTERN GULF WILL INTERACT WITH LOW
PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TO BRING MODERATE ONSHORE WINDS
TO THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY. THE WINDS WILL
THEN DIMINISH AS A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO SOUTHEAST TEXAS THURSDAY
NIGHT. THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO STALL BRIEFLY NEAR THE COAST
BEFORE RETURNING NORTHWARD FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. A STRONGER
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE COAST EARLY NEXT WEEK.



GMZ335-241530-
GALVESTON BAY-
1001 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. PATCHY EARLY IN THE MORNING.

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

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST 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
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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

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

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



GMZ330-241530-
MATAGORDA BAY-
1001 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

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

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

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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



GMZ350-355-241530-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1001 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

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

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

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

FRIDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.



GMZ370-375-241530-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1001 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

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

FRIDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

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

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

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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