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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 281954
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
254 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 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.

GMZ300-290815-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
254 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT TIGHTENS BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE
SOUTHEASTERN STATES AND A WESTERN TEXAS TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE...
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN SUNDAY. ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. THE NEXT DECENT CHANCE FOR
PRECIPITATION WILL BE FROM TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS A
SHORTWAVE DISTURBANCE PASSES THROUGH.



GMZ335-290815-
GALVESTON BAY-
254 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

TONIGHT
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 DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.



GMZ330-290815-
MATAGORDA BAY-
254 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

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.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

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

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

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



GMZ350-355-290815-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
254 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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



GMZ370-375-290815-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
254 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION MAY BE NEEDED.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.

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