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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 130325
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
925 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

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.

GMZ300-131615-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
925 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

A COLD FRONT WILL BACKDOOR INTO THE REGION LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY
MORNING WITH STRENGTHENING EAST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS DEVELOPING
IN ITS WAKE. SOUTHEAST WINDS QUICKLY RETURN SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT SHOULD PUSH OFF THE COAST LATE MONDAY
WITH MODERATE OFFSHORE WINDS IN ITS WAKE. WINDS WILL TRANSITION BACK
TO AN ONSHORE DIRECTION TOWARD THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. 



GMZ330-335-131615-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
925 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG IN THE LATE
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

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

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

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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

WEDNESDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.



GMZ350-355-131615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
925 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND
EARLY MORNING.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.



GMZ370-375-131615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
925 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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