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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 012144
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
344 PM CST SUN MAR 1 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.

GMZ300-021015-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
344 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

A COASTAL TROUGH MOVING INTO THE UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS WILL
PRODUCE SCATTERED AREAS OF RAIN OR DRIZZLE THROUGH MONDAY. DEEPENING
SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO DRAW WARM MOIST AIR ACROSS COOLER
SHELF WATERS AND PRODUCE SEA FOG OVER THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS.
THE NEXT STRONG COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO SWEEP INTO THE COASTAL
WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING AND QUICKLY DRIVE WINDS
AND SEAS UP TO ADVISORY LEVELS. 



GMZ330-335-021015-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
344 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST MONDAY


TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING ROUGH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.



GMZ350-355-021015-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
344 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST MONDAY


TONIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. AREAS OF
DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY FOG.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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



GMZ370-375-021015-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
344 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. PATCHY FOG.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 14 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.