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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KHGX

FZUS54 KHGX 161010 AAA
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
410 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

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.

GMZ300-162315-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
410 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

A strong cold front will continue pushing southward through the
upper Texas coastal waters this morning with strong offshore winds
and building seas in its wake. There could be some frozen
precipitation behind the front before clearing this evening. Wind
speeds will gradually diminish Wednesday. High pressure will move
east of the region allowing onshore winds to resume by Thursday
night and persist into the weekend. The next front should move  into
the area late Sunday.  



GMZ330-335-162315-
Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-
410 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
North winds 25 to 30 knots. Gusts to near gale force
expected in the morning. Bay waters rough. Rain likely until late
afternoon. Light freezing rain and sleet likely in the afternoon.
Snow likely late.

TONIGHT
North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots
after midnight. Bay waters choppy. A chance of snow, light
freezing rain and sleet in the evening, then a slight chance of
light freezing rain, snow and sleet after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly
choppy in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
smooth. A slight chance of rain.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of rain.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers.



GMZ350-355-162315-
Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
410 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING


TODAY
Winds becoming north 25 to 35 knots. Gusts to 45 knots.
Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Rain likely.
Light freezing rain, snow and sleet likely late.

TONIGHT
North winds 20 to 30 knots becoming 20 to 25 knots
after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
7 feet. A chance of light freezing rain, snow and sleet in the
evening, then a slight chance of light freezing rain, snow and
sleet after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
A chance of showers.

SATURDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers.



GMZ370-375-162315-
Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-
410 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING


TODAY
North winds 25 to 35 knots with gusts to around
45 knots. Seas building to 8 to 10 feet with occasional seas up
to 13 feet in the afternoon. Rain likely.

TONIGHT
North winds 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to
25 knots after midnight. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas
up to 13 feet. A chance of rain in the evening, then a slight
chance of rain, light freezing rain, snow and sleet after
midnight.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet. A slight chance of rain.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of rain.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers.