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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KBRO

FZUS54 KBRO 182201
CWFBRO

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
401 PM CST Fri Jan 18 2019

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

GMZ100-190330-
Synopsis for Baffin Bay to Rio Grande out 60 nm-
401 PM CST Fri Jan 18 2019

SYNOPSIS
Strengthening low pressure across the southern Plains
will interact with retreating Gulf high pressure today and
tonight, resulting in stronger southeast to south winds tonight.
A cold front will sweep over the waters mid Saturday morning,
with gale force gusts possible on the Gulf after the front through
late Saturday evening or night. Wave heights offshore may reach
10 to 12 feet late Saturday afternoon or early evening. Slow
improvement in conditions will occur Sunday through Monday as high
pressure spreads across south Texas and the adjacent Gulf waters.
South winds will increase to breezy Monday night and Tuesday
ahead of the next cold front due to move through the areas
Tuesday night.



GMZ130-132-135-190330-
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-
401 PM CST Fri Jan 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. A moderate chop on the
bay. Patchy fog through the night. Scattered showers after
midnight.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Rough on the bay.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Choppy on the bay.

SUNDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Choppy on the bay subsiding to a
moderate chop in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots shifting southeast after
midnight. A light chop on the bay.

MONDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. A moderate chop on the bay building to choppy
in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Choppy on the bay.

TUESDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Choppy on the bay.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
northeast 15 to 20 knots after midnight. A moderate chop on the
bay building to choppy after midnight. Chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Rough on the bay. Chance
of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Choppy on the bay subsiding to a
moderate chop after midnight. Chance of showers.



GMZ150-155-190330-
Coastal waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield out 20 nm-
401 PM CST Fri Jan 18 2019

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

TONIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Patchy
fog after midnight. Scattered showers after midnight.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds 20 to 30 knots with frequent gusts to
near 35 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 9
feet. Scattered rain showers in the morning. Isolated rain showers
in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 20 to
25 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 feet with occasional seas up
to 9 feet.

SUNDAY
North winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

MONDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.

TUESDAY
South winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas
up to 10 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
northeast 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 20 to 30 knots becoming 20 to 25 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to
12 feet. Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
North winds 15 to 25 knots shifting northwest
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional
seas up to 12 feet. Chance of showers.



GMZ170-175-190330-
Waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande extending from 20 to
60 nm-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield extending from 20 to
60 nm-
401 PM CST Fri Jan 18 2019

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

TONIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Scattered showers after midnight.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds 20 to 30 knots becoming 25 to
30 knots in the afternoon. Frequent gusts to near 35 knots. Seas
7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 12 feet. Scattered rain
showers in the morning, then isolated rain showers in the
afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds 25 to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots after midnight. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas
up to 12 feet.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

MONDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet.

TUESDAY
South winds 20 to 30 knots becoming 20 to 25 knots in
the afternoon. Seas 9 to 11 feet with occasional seas up to
13 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional
seas up to 9 feet. Chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 20 to 30 knots becoming 25 to 30 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to
12 feet. Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas 7 to 11 feet with occasional seas
up to 13 feet. Chance of showers.