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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KHGX

FZUS54 KHGX 181006
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
406 AM CST Mon Feb 18 2019

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.

GMZ300-182315-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
406 AM CST Mon Feb 18 2019

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

Strong northeast winds and building seas will continue through
Tuesday morning. Periods of unsettled weather can be expected for
much of the week with upper level disturbances moving overhead
and a coastal trough situated off the coast. A brief period of sea
fog is possible Tuesday afternoon and Tuesday night.



GMZ330-335-182315-
Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-
406 AM CST Mon Feb 18 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING


TODAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A
slight chance of showers late in the evening. A chance of showers
after midnight.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly
choppy in the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog in
the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming
slightly choppy after midnight. Patchy fog in the evening.
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then a chance of
showers and isolated thunderstorms after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth after midnight. A chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to slightly choppy
in the afternoon. A chance of showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy. A chance of showers.



GMZ350-355-182315-
Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-
406 AM CST Mon Feb 18 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING


TODAY
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet. A chance of showers early in the
evening, then a slight chance of showers late in the evening.
Showers likely after midnight.

TUESDAY
East winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet in the afternoon. Showers
and thunderstorms. Patchy fog in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Patchy fog in the evening.
Thunderstorms likely in the evening. A chance of showers.
Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
A chance of showers.



GMZ370-375-182315-
Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM-
406 AM CST Mon Feb 18 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING


TODAY
Northeast winds around 25 knots with gusts to around
40 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet. A
slight chance of showers until late afternoon. A chance of
showers late.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet with
occasional seas up to 13 feet. A chance of showers in the
evening, then showers likely after midnight.

TUESDAY
East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas
up to 10 feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. Showers
likely. Thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the
afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west after
midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
Patchy fog in the evening. Thunderstorms likely in the evening. A
chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers in
the evening. Isolated thunderstorms. Showers likely after
midnight.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
A slight chance of showers.