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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 042134
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
334 PM CST WED MAR 4 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.

GMZ300-051015-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
334 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

DENSE FOG WILL BLANKET MUCH OF THE UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS
TONIGHT BEFORE AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH BRINGING GALES
AND ENDING THE FOG AROUND MIDNIGHT. THE VERY STRONG NORTH WINDS
WILL PREVAIL INTO THURSDAY BEFORE SPEEDS VERY SLOWLY DIMINISH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND BECOME NORTHEAST INTO THE WEEKEND AS A
COASTAL TROF DEVELOPS OFFSHORE. A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH
THE GULF LATE SUNDAY AND EARLY MONDAY.



GMZ330-335-051015-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
334 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CST THURSDAY

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 2 PM CST
THURSDAY...

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 30
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING ROUGH TO VERY
ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH BECOMING ROUGH
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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



GMZ350-355-051015-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
334 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CST THURSDAY

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 35
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
11 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUNDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.



GMZ370-375-051015-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
334 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG
THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING 25 TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 TO 14 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 18 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUNDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.

SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.

MONDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.