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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KHGX

FZUS54 KHGX 150311
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
911 PM CST Fri Dec 14 2018

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.

GMZ300-151615-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
911 PM CST Fri Dec 14 2018

SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM

Strong offshore winds and elevated seas will continue overnight.
Winds and seas will gradually diminish through the weekend as high
pressure builds in. Onshore flow should resume early next week as
the high moves off to the east.  



GMZ330-335-151615-
Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-
911 PM CST Fri Dec 14 2018

LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SATURDAY


Small Craft Should Exercise Caution


TONIGHT
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots toward morning. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly
choppy after midnight.

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

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

SUNDAY
North winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

MONDAY
North winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

MONDAY NIGHT
East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

TUESDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
smooth. A slight chance of showers.



GMZ350-355-151615-
Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-
911 PM CST Fri Dec 14 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST SATURDAY


TONIGHT
Northwest winds 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20
knots toward morning. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
7 feet.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

MONDAY
North winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot.

MONDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

TUESDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. A slight chance of showers.



GMZ370-375-151615-
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-
911 PM CST Fri Dec 14 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST SATURDAY


TONIGHT
Northwest winds 20 to 30 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with
occasional seas up to 11 feet.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet subsiding to 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

MONDAY
Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 feet.

TUESDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet building to 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet after midnight. A chance
of showers.