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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 251523
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1023 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 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.

GMZ300-260415-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1023 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

LIGHT NORTHEASTERLY WINDS TODAY WILL BECOME MORE SOUTHERLY TONIGHT.
A STORM SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS ON MONDAY WILL
INCREASE WINDS BEGINNING SUNDAY AFTERNOON WITH A MODERATE
SOUTHERLY FLOW AND BUILDING SEAS FOR MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT. FOR
TUESDAY...ANTICIPATE WINDS AND SEAS TO START FALLING AS THE SYSTEM
DEPARTS THE REGION. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE COASTAL WATERS
BY THURSDAY...BRINGING STRONG WINDS BACK NEXT WEEKEND.



GMZ330-335-260415-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1023 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 5 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

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

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

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

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.



GMZ350-355-260415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1023 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.



GMZ370-375-260415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1023 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.