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FZUS54 KLCH 220935
CWFLCH

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
335 AM CST Tue Jan 22 2019

Coastal waters from the Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High 
Island TX out 60 nautical miles including Sabine and 
Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the
highest one third of the waves...along with the occasional 
height of the average highest ten percent of the waves.


GMZ400-222230-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
335 AM CST Tue Jan 22 2019

.SYNOPSIS...Elevated southerly winds and seas can be expected 
today in advance of a strong cold frontal passage incoming 
Wednesday morning. Widespread showers and possibly a few 
thunderstorms will accompany the front, with a strong and gusty 
offshore flow following rapidly in its wake.

$$


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FZUS54 KHGX 221054
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
454 AM CST Tue Jan 22 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.


GMZ370-222315-
Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to
60 NM-
454 AM CST Tue Jan 22 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to
13 feet. A slight chance of showers. 
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 25 to
30 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up
to 10 feet. A chance of showers early in the evening, then
showers in the late evening and overnight. Isolated thunderstorms
after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 25 to 35 knots decreasing to 20 to
25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas
up to 13 feet. Isolated thunderstorms early in the morning.
Showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the
afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. 
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. A
chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of
showers. 

$$

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FZUS54 KHGX 221054
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
454 AM CST Tue Jan 22 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.


GMZ350-222315-
Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out
20 NM-
454 AM CST Tue Jan 22 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to
10 feet. A slight chance of showers. 
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 25 to
35 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up
to 8 feet. A chance of showers early in the evening, then showers
in the late evening and overnight. Isolated thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas
up to 11 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
7 feet in the afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms early in the
morning. Showers likely in the morning, then a slight chance of
showers in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers. 

$$


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FZUS54 KHGX 221054
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
454 AM CST Tue Jan 22 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.


GMZ330-222315-
Matagorda Bay-
454 AM CST Tue Jan 22 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.
A slight chance of showers. 
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 25 to
30 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming very rough
after midnight. A chance of showers early in the evening, then
showers in the late evening and overnight. Isolated thunderstorms
after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters rough becoming choppy in
the afternoon. Showers likely early in the morning, then a chance
of showers late in the morning. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots becoming northeast
after midnight. Bay waters smooth. 
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers. 

$$


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FZUS54 KHGX 221054
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
454 AM CST Tue Jan 22 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.


GMZ300-222315-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
454 AM CST Tue Jan 22 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
Strong southerly winds will continue this morning with advisory 
conditions offshore. Colder shelf waters in the near shore waters
of the Gulf are holding down winds some and will keep small craft
exercise caution going. Seas will remain rough offshore and all 
the way to the coast with a long enough southerly fetch. A cold 
front should push off the coast Wednesday morning shifting winds 
to the north. North winds could gust above gale force at times 
late Wednesday morning for areas off the coast from Freeport to 
Port O'Connor with advisory conditions for the rest of the area. 
Advisory conditions will likely continue through the afternoon 
into Wednesday night. High pressure builds over the area Thursday 
with onshore winds developing for the end of the week.


$$


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FZUS54 KCRP 220925
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
325 AM CST Tue Jan 22 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. 
 

GMZ270-275-222245-
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-
325 AM CST Tue Jan 22 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...South wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots
late. Seas 8 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 feet. A
slight chance of showers in the morning. 
.TONIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 20 to
25 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up
to 10 feet. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers and
a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 30 to 35 knots with gusts to 40 knots 
decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 8 to 10 feet 
with occasional seas up to 13 feet. Showers likely and a slight 
chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers 
in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up
to 10 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming east around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
up to 6 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY...East wind around 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots shifting north
after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet. A chance of showers. 

$$

PH/TC

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FZUS54 KCRP 220925
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
325 AM CST Tue Jan 22 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. 
 

GMZ250-222245-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
325 AM CST Tue Jan 22 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...South wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots
late. Seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet. 
.TONIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots becoming west 25 to 30 knots
with gusts to gale force late in the night. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers in the evening,
then showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 25 to 30 knots with gusts to gale force 
decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet 
with occasional seas up to 10 feet. A chance of showers. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up
to 8 feet. 
.THURSDAY...East wind 5 to 10 knots shifting southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots becoming around
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY...East wind around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind around 10 knots shifting east in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A
chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming north
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional
seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers. 

$$


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FZUS54 KCRP 220925
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
325 AM CST Tue Jan 22 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. 
 

GMZ230-222245-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
325 AM CST Tue Jan 22 2019

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH 
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy. 
.TONIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 25 to
30 knots after midnight. Bays rough to occasionally very rough. A
chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy to rough. A chance of
showers in the morning. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots shifting northeast
after midnight. Bays smooth to slightly choppy. 
.FRIDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting east in the
afternoon. Bays smooth. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 10 knots. Bays slightly
choppy. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind around 10 knots shifting east in the
afternoon. Bays smooth. A chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers. 

$$


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FZUS54 KCRP 220925
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
325 AM CST Tue Jan 22 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. 
 

GMZ200-222245-
325 AM CST Tue Jan 22 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Strong onshore flow will weaken this afternoon, however seas will
remain rough. A strong cold front will push through the Middle
Texas coastal waters overnight with very strong offshore flow and
gale force gusts likely behind it. Showers and possibly a 
thunderstorm are also expected with the frontal passage. Winds are
expected to decrease Wednesday afternoon and night. Cooler and 
drier conditions will then prevail through Thursday night. 
Offshore flow and seas will slowly subside Wednesday night and 
become onshore by Thursday afternoon. A weak but dry cold front 
will move through on Friday with a weak to moderate northeast to 
east flow developing. Southeast winds return by Friday night ahead
of a another system on Saturday, which will lead to increased 
chances of isolated to scattered showers. A weak to moderate north
wind is expected behind the front Saturday night.

$$


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FZUS54 KBRO 220951
CWFBRO

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
351 AM CST Tue Jan 22 2019

Lower Texas coastal waters from Baffin Bay to the mouth of the
Rio Grande out to 60 NM.

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.


GMZ100-222200-
Synopsis for Baffin Bay to Rio Grande out 60 nm-
351 AM CST Tue Jan 22 2019

.SYNOPSIS...The approach and passage of a cold front tonight will
allow hazardous marine conditions to persist along the Lower 
Texas Coast through Wednesday. High pressure builds on Thursday, 
with light winds and much improved seas likely into the weekend.

$$


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FZUS54 KBRO 220951
CWFBRO

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
351 AM CST Tue Jan 22 2019

Lower Texas coastal waters from Baffin Bay to the mouth of the
Rio Grande out to 60 NM.

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.


GMZ150-155-222200-
Coastal waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield out 20 nm-
351 AM CST Tue Jan 22 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet. 
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 20 to
25 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up
to 10 feet. Chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain
showers likely and isolated thunderstorms after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 25 to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas
up to 12 feet. Chance of rain showers. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 feet with occasional
seas up to 9 feet. 
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots shifting east in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of rain. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots shifting
northwest after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of rain. 

$$