Texas General Land Office
 Texas General Land Office
 George P. Bush, Commissioner

 Oil Spill Prevention
 & Response

Texas Automated Buoy System
Real Time Ocean Observations
Supporting Oil Spill Prevention and
Response since 1995
Geochemical and Environmental Research Group

TABS Data Products
TABS Home
Real Time Data Analysis
Current Summary
Buoy Status
TABS Model Results
NOAA Wave Model
Vector Addition Trajectory Tool

NOAA GNOME Oil Spill
Data Products

TGLO/TABS GNOME Forecast
TWBD Texas Bays and Estuaries
GNOME Files

NOAA GNOME Download

Weather
Hurricane Tracks
Marine Forecasts
 TX     LA     Offshore   
MRF 10 day forecast (UNiSYS)


TABS Information
IMPORTANT: Notice to Mariners
TABS News
TABS Web Site Stats
Comments


Articles & Publications
Development of TABS paper(pdf)
Ten Years of TABS paper(pdf)
Oceans 2001 TABS paper(pdf)
Oceans 2009 TABS paper(pdf)
Oceans 2011 TABS paper(pdf)


Links
GCOOS (Member)
TGLO Oilspill Division
NDBC    Home    West Gulf   
TWBD Tide Forecasts
National Hurricane Center
Houston/Galveston PORTS
Texas Parks Harmful Algal Blooms
AVHRR Images (Johns Hopkins)
TCOON (TAMUCC)
WAVCIS (LSU)

Texas Coastal Marine Forecast
Expires:201704280930;;363802
FZUS54 KLCH 272056
CWFLCH

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
356 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

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.


GMZ400-280930-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
356 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
EAST WINDS WILL GRADUALLY BECOME MORE SOUTHERLY AND INCREASE
TONIGHT AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OFF TOWARD THE NORTHEAST
AND PRESSURES FALL OVER THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PLAINS. MODEST
ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE TOMORROW, AND BECOME QUITE STRONG AND 
GUSTY FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE 
AREA. GUSTS IN EXCESS OF GALE FORCE ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AND
SATURDAY NIGHT. THIS STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL ALSO RESULT IN
ABOVE NORMAL TIDE READINGS THE NEXT FEW HIGH TIDE CYCLES,
ESPECIALLY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY MORNINGS. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE AND 
BECOME NORTHWESTERLY FROM WEST TO EAST ON SUNDAY AS THE COLD FRONT
PUSHES THROUGH THE AREA. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED AHEAD OF AND ALONG THE FRONT.

$$


Expires:201704281000;;364111
FZUS54 KHGX 272101
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
401 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

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.


GMZ370-375-281000-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
401 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION AFTER MIDNIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET INCREASING TO 4 TO 6
FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 15 FEET SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 14 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 

$$

Expires:201704281000;;364110
FZUS54 KHGX 272101
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
401 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

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.


GMZ350-355-281000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
401 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. 
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
11 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 

$$


Expires:201704281000;;364109
FZUS54 KHGX 272101
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
401 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

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.


GMZ330-335-281000-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
401 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. 
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING,
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 

$$


Expires:201704281000;;364108
FZUS54 KHGX 272101
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
401 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

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.


GMZ300-281000-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
401 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
ONSHORE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER THE REGION AS HIGH 
PRESSURE DRIFTS FURTHER EAST. THIS SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL BE
STRENGTHENING THROUGH SATURDAY.


$$


Expires:201704280915;;363096
FZUS54 KCRP 272041
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
341 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

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. 
 

GMZ270-275-280915-
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-
341 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. 
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 25 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET. 
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 

$$

85/87

Expires:201704280915;;363095
FZUS54 KCRP 272041
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
341 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

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. 
 

GMZ250-280915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
341 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. 
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
11 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 

$$


Expires:201704280915;;363093
FZUS54 KCRP 272041
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
341 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

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. 
 

GMZ230-280915-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
341 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. 
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. 
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 

$$


Expires:201704280915;;363091
FZUS54 KCRP 272041
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
341 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

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. 
 

GMZ200-280915-
341 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED OVER THE GULF WATERS 
TONIGHT. STRONG ONSHORE FLOW EXPECTED TO DEVELOP FRIDAY AND
CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY AS A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE 
APPROACHES TEXAS FROM THE WEST. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND 
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY IN 
RESPONSE TO THIS DISTURBANCE AND THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT. STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW AND MUCH DRIER CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AFTER
FRONTAL PASSAGE. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL SUBSIDE LATE SUNDAY THEN 
BECOME WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE BY LATE MONDAY AS SURFACE HIGH 
PRESSURE MOVES EASTWARD ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO AND AS 
SURFACE LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER WEST TEXAS.

$$