National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KBRO

FZUS54 KBRO 160835
CWFBRO

Coastal Waters Forecast for the Lower Texas Coast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
335 AM CDT Tue Apr 16 2024

Lower Texas coastal waters from Baffin Bay to the mouth of the Rio Grande out 60 NM.

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.

GMZ100-161530
335 AM CDT Tue Apr 16 2024

SYNOPSIS
Improving, but still adverse, marine conditions will occur along the Lower Texas Coast today due to the recent enhanced pressure gradient. Afterwards, and for the remainder of the forecast, generally moderate winds and seas are anticipated.


GMZ130-132-135-161530
Laguna Madre from the Port of Brownsville to the Arroyo Colorado
Laguna Madre from the Arroyo Colorado To 5 NM north of Port Mansfield TX
Laguna Madre from 5 nm north of Port Mansfield to Baffin Bay TX
335 AM CDT Tue Apr 16 2024

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION

TODAY
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Choppy bay waters.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on the bay.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on the bay.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on the bay.

THURSDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on the bay.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on the bay.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on the bay.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on the bay.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on the bay.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on the bay. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.


GMZ150-155-161530
Gulf waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm
Gulf waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield out 20 nm
335 AM CDT Tue Apr 16 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT TODAY

TODAY
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots this afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet, with occasional seas up to 8 feet subsiding to 4 to 5 feet this afternoon.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

THURSDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers after midnight.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.


GMZ170-175-161530
Gulf waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande extending from 20 to 60 nm
Gulf waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield extending from 20 to 60 nm
335 AM CDT Tue Apr 16 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT TODAY

TODAY
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots this afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet, with occasional seas up to 9 feet subsiding to 5 to 6 feet, with occasional seas up to 7 feet this afternoon.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet, with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet, with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

THURSDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.