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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KCRP

FZUS54 KCRP 152107
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
407 PM CDT Thu Apr 15 2021

Middle Texas coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Matagorda ship channel
out to 60 nautical miles.

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest 1/3
of the waves...along with occasional height of the average highest
10 percent of the waves.

GMZ200-161000-
407 PM CDT Thu Apr 15 2021

SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS

A weak frontal boundary will remain nearly stationary across the
region tonight. Moderate to strong onshore flow this evening.
Weak to moderate onshore flow later tonight through Friday.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected Friday
night, in advance of an approaching cold front. Strong north to
northeasterly winds will continue behind the front Saturday
through Sunday morning, becoming moderate to strong Sunday
afternoon. Small Craft Advisory conditions are expected for all
waters Saturday morning, persisting through the afternoon over the
bays, through Sunday afternoon for the nearshore waters, and
through Sunday night for the offshore waters. Weak to moderate
northeasterly to easterly flow will then dominate Monday through
Wednesday. Scattered showers Saturday afternoon with isolated
showers also possible during the day Sunday and Monday.



GMZ235-161000-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O'Connor-
407 PM CDT Thu Apr 15 2021

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


TONIGHT
East wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
after midnight. Bays choppy. Patchy fog after midnight.

FRIDAY
Southeast wind around 10 knots. Bays slightly choppy.
Patchy fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.
Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers in the evening. A slight
chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers after midnight.

SATURDAY
North wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy to rough. A slight chance
of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to
occasionally rough. A slight chance of showers.

SUNDAY
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to occasionally
rough. A slight chance of showers in the morning.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy.

MONDAY
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.

TUESDAY
Northeast wind around 10 knots. Bays slightly choppy.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East wind around 10 knots. Bays slightly choppy.



GMZ230-161000-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
407 PM CDT Thu Apr 15 2021

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING


TONIGHT
East wind around 20 knots decreasing to around 10
knots after midnight. Bays choppy. Patchy fog.

FRIDAY
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. Patchy fog in the morning. A slight chance
of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.
Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers in the evening. A slight
chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers after midnight.

SATURDAY
North wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy to rough. A slight chance
of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to
occasionally rough. A slight chance of showers.

SUNDAY
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to occasionally
rough. A chance of showers in the morning, then a slight chance
of showers in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy.

MONDAY
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.

TUESDAY
Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.



GMZ250-161000-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
407 PM CDT Thu Apr 15 2021

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING


TONIGHT
East wind around 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15
knots late in the night. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up
to 6 feet. Patchy fog.

FRIDAY
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. Patchy fog in the morning. A slight
chance of showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional
seas up to 6 feet. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

SATURDAY
North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms in
the morning. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind around 20 knots. Seas 5 to
7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. A slight chance of
showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.

SUNDAY
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers in the morning,
then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up
to 9 feet.

MONDAY
Northeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

TUESDAY
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.



GMZ255-161000-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
407 PM CDT Thu Apr 15 2021

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING


TONIGHT
East wind around 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15
knots late in the night. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up
to 6 feet. Patchy fog after midnight.

FRIDAY
Southeast wind around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. Patchy fog in the morning. A slight
chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional
seas up to 5 feet. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

SATURDAY
North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms in
the morning. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind around 20 knots. Seas 5 to
7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. A slight chance of
showers.

SUNDAY
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers in the morning,
then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

MONDAY
Northeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

TUESDAY
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.



GMZ270-161000-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60 NM-
407 PM CDT Thu Apr 15 2021

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING


TONIGHT
East wind around 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15
knots late in the night. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up
to 6 feet.

FRIDAY
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional
seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.

SATURDAY
North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet building to 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet in the afternoon. A slight chance
of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 8 feet
with occasional seas up to 10 feet. A chance of showers.

SUNDAY
Northeast wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet. A chance of showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas up to 10 feet. A slight chance of showers
after midnight.

MONDAY
Northeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. A slight chance of showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet.

TUESDAY
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.



GMZ275-161000-
Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-
407 PM CDT Thu Apr 15 2021

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING


TONIGHT
East wind around 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15
knots late in the night. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up
to 6 feet.

FRIDAY
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional
seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.

SATURDAY
North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet building to 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet in the afternoon. A slight chance
of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas up to 10 feet. A chance of showers.

SUNDAY
Northeast wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas
up to 10 feet. A chance of showers in the morning, then a slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. A slight chance of showers
after midnight.

MONDAY
Northeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. A slight chance of showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet.

TUESDAY
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.



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