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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KHGX

FZUS54 KHGX 041538
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
938 AM CST Fri Dec 4 2020

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.

GMZ300-050415-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
938 AM CST Fri Dec 4 2020

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

Strong northerly winds tonight will be gradually decreasing this
morning as high pressure builds into the state. A generally light to
moderate offshore flow is expected to persist through the start of
next week. 



GMZ335-050415-
Galveston Bay-
938 AM CST Fri Dec 4 2020

REST OF TODAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers early in the morning. A chance of
showers in the late morning and afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
smooth. A chance of showers.

SUNDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

MONDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

MONDAY NIGHT
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

TUESDAY
North winds around 5 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

TUESDAY NIGHT
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.



GMZ330-050415-
Matagorda Bay-
938 AM CST Fri Dec 4 2020

REST OF TODAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers in the late evening and early morning. A
chance of showers late.

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
smooth. A chance of showers.

SUNDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

MONDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

MONDAY NIGHT
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

TUESDAY NIGHT
West winds around 5 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Bay waters smooth.



GMZ350-355-050415-
Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-
938 AM CST Fri Dec 4 2020

REST OF TODAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers after midnight. A chance of showers
late.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers.

SUNDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

MONDAY
North winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

TUESDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.



GMZ370-375-050415-
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-
938 AM CST Fri Dec 4 2020

Small Craft Should Exercise Caution Through 1 PM


REST OF TODAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots through early
afternoon then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
subsiding to 3 to 4 feet by late afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers after midnight. A chance of showers
late.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 feet. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers.

SUNDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A chance
of showers in the morning.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

MONDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

TUESDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.