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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KHGX

FZUS54 KHGX 241547
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1047 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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.

GMZ300-250430-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1047 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

THE MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SLOWLY
DIMINISH LATE THIS AFTERNOON AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING SURFACE
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE. THIS WEAK FRONT WILL APPROACH THE COASTAL
WATERS SATURDAY BUT IS FORECAST TO STALL INLAND. WEAKER ONSHORE
WINDS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE WEEKEND.



GMZ330-335-250430-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1047 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


THIS AFTERNOON
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
SOUTHWEST 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 IN THE
MORNING.

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

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

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

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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

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



GMZ350-355-250430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1047 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING


THIS AFTERNOON
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.



GMZ370-375-250430-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1047 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING


THIS AFTERNOON
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.