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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 180343
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1043 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

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

GMZ300-181615-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1043 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

MODERATE EAST WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH TONIGHT AHEAD OF A
WEAK COLD FRONT THAT WILL BE PUSHING THROUGH THE AREA LATE. A
BRIEF WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTHEAST WILL OCCUR AS THIS HAPPENS.
LIGHT ONSHORE FLOW RESUMES SATURDAY AND WILL PERSIST FOR MUCH OF
NEXT WEEK.



GMZ330-335-181615-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1043 PM CDT THU APR 17 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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
EVENING.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH
IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
IN THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST 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
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.



GMZ350-355-181615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1043 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.



GMZ370-375-181615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1043 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.