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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 011532
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1032 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

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

GMZ300-020430-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1032 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

SOUTHERLY WINDS SHOULD INCREASE TODAY INTO THURSDAY WITH SEAS GRADUALLY
BUILDING. A COLD FRONT SHOULD PUSH OFF THE COAST ON FRIDAY MORNING WITH
NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. CONDITIONS
MAY APPROACH ADVISORY LEVELS...SO MARINERS SHOULD MONITOR FOR POSSIBLE
CAUTION FLAGS OR ADVISORIES MAINLY FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING.
WINDS AND SEAS SHOULD DECREASE LATE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. SOUTHERLY
WINDS SHOULD RETURN SUNDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST OF THE AREA.



GMZ335-020430-
GALVESTON BAY-
1032 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

REST OF TODAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

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

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



GMZ355-020430-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1032 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

REST OF TODAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 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 AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.



GMZ375-020430-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1032 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

REST OF TODAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.



GMZ330-020430-
MATAGORDA BAY-
1032 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

REST OF TODAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

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

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

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

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



GMZ350-020430-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
1032 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

REST OF TODAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.



GMZ370-020430-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
1032 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

REST OF TODAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

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

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.