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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KCRP

FZUS54 KCRP 210853
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

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.

GMZ200-212200-
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS

A weak cold front will pass across coastal waters over the next
couple of hours, with light north to northeasterly winds expected
this morning. As high pressure settles in behind the front, dry
conditions continue through tonight. Winds will shift onshore east
and southeast this afternoon into this evening, generally under
10 knots. Southerly flow increases during the day Friday and
Saturday as low pressure develops across the Plains. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms will be possible Friday night into early
Sunday as a series of upper level disturbances move across South
Texas. Sea fog over the bays and nearshore waters will develop
Saturday and potentially continue through Monday. Scattered
showers are again possible on Monday and Monday night with the
passage of a cold front. Winds are expected to increase out of the
north late Monday into Tuesday behind the front.



GMZ235-212200-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O'Connor-
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TODAY
North wind around 5 knots shifting southeast late. Bays
smooth.

TONIGHT
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.

FRIDAY
Southeast wind around 5 knots increasing to around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bays smooth.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. Areas of fog.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
South wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. Areas of fog.

MONDAY
South wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. A slight chance
of showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers.



GMZ230-212200-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TODAY
North wind 5 to 10 knots shifting east late. Bays
smooth.

TONIGHT
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.

FRIDAY
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. Areas of fog.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. Areas of fog.

MONDAY
South wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. A slight chance
of showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A slight chance of showers.



GMZ255-212200-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TODAY
North wind 5 to 10 knots shifting east late. Seas 2 to
3 feet.

TONIGHT
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

FRIDAY
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas up to 5 feet. Areas of fog.

SUNDAY
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. Areas of fog in the morning. Patchy
fog in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. Areas of fog.

MONDAY
South wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight
chance of showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
South wind 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of
showers.



GMZ250-212200-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TODAY
North wind 5 to 10 knots shifting east late. Seas 2 to
3 feet.

TONIGHT
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

FRIDAY
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas up to 5 feet. Areas of fog.

SUNDAY
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. Areas of fog in the morning. Patchy
fog in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas up to 5 feet. Areas of fog.

MONDAY
South wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight
chance of showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of
showers.



GMZ270-275-212200-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TODAY
Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet.

TONIGHT
East wind 5 to 10 knots shifting southeast after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

FRIDAY
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

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

SUNDAY
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

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

MONDAY
South wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
South wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of
showers.



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