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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 291601
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1001 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

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.

GMZ300-300515-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1001 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

LIGHT ONSHORE WINDS AND LOW SEAS WILL PERSIST TODAY. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL PUSH OFF THE COAST LATE TONIGHT WITH MODERATE NORTHEAST
WINDS DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. WINDS WILL THEN VEER TO THE EAST AND
SOUTHEAST OVER THE WEEKEND AHEAD OF A STRONG FRONT EXPECTED TO INTO
THE GULF WATERS SUNDAY EVENING. ADVISORIES ARE LIKELY IN THE WAKE OF
THIS SECOND FRONT. 



GMZ330-335-300515-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1001 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

REST OF TODAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING ROUGH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

MONDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.



GMZ350-355-300515-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1001 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

REST OF TODAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.



GMZ370-375-300515-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1001 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

REST OF TODAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

MONDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.