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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 082052
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
252 PM CST MON FEB 8 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.

GMZ300-090915-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
252 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL GRADUALLY RELAX BEGINNING TONIGHT OVER
THE NEARSHORE WATERS...TOMORROW AFTERNOON OVER THE OFFSHORE
WATERS...AS INLAND HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES IN OVER THE AREA. WEAKEN
OFFSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH MID WEEK BEFORE BACKING MORE
SOUTHWEST AND GRADUALLY STRENGTHENING THURSDAY.



GMZ335-090915-
GALVESTON BAY-
252 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT


SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING


SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS EVENING


TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND 10
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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

THURSDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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

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



GMZ330-090915-
MATAGORDA BAY-
252 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING


SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS EVENING


TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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

THURSDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.

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

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

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



GMZ350-355-090915-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
252 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT


SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION EARLY TUESDAY MORNING


TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.



GMZ370-375-090915-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
252 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING


TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

THURSDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.