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FZUS54 KLCH 170819
CWFLCH

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
319 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 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.


GMZ400-172130-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
319 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.SYNOPSIS...A ridge of high pressure extending across the Gulf of
Mexico will maintain a light and occasional moderate onshore flow
through the weekend and well into the new week. A daily chance 
for showers and a few thunderstorms will continue, primarily 
developing after midnight and continuing through the morning 
hours. Rain chances will be highest over the eastern Gulf waters 
of the forecast area. 

$$


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FZUS54 KHGX 170914
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
414 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 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.


GMZ370-375-172145-
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-
414 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 

$$

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FZUS54 KHGX 170914
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
414 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 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.


GMZ350-355-172145-
Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-
414 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 

$$


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FZUS54 KHGX 170914
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
414 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 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.


GMZ330-172145-
Matagorda Bay-
414 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. 
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. 
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. 
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. 

$$


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FZUS54 KHGX 170914
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
414 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 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.


GMZ300-172145-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
414 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
Very similar conditions compared to yesterday for today with mainly 
light to occasionally moderate onshore flow with slightly higher 
wind speeds during the overnight and early morning hours. Isolated 
to scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected in early morning 
hours on today and tomorrow with winds may become gusty and erratic 
near any thunderstorms that do form. Seas will generally be 2 feet 
or less today, but will be gradually increasing to around 4 feet by 
tomorrow. High pressure building into the region through next 
week will bring more relatively quiet weather. 

$$


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FZUS54 KCRP 170819
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
319 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 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. 
 

GMZ270-275-172145-
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-
319 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
late. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. 
.SUNDAY...South wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 feet with occasional
seas up to 5 feet. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. 
.MONDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers
after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers
after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas
up to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers. 

$$

KW/MCZ

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FZUS54 KCRP 170819
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
319 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 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. 
 

GMZ250-172145-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
319 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots late. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to
5 feet. 
.TONIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. 
.SUNDAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. 
.MONDAY...Southeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers
after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers
after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 feet. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers. 

$$


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FZUS54 KCRP 170819
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
319 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 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. 
 

GMZ230-172145-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
319 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy. 
.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Bays choppy. 
.SUNDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots becoming south
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bays choppy. 
.MONDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots becoming south
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bays choppy. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. 

$$


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FZUS54 KCRP 170819
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
319 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 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. 
 

GMZ200-172145-
319 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...

Hot and mostly dry conditions are expected across the Middle 
Texas Coastal Waters this weekend with weak to moderate onshore 
flow and a few streamer showers possible. Small craft exercise 
caution (SCEC) conditions will develop each afternoon and persist
into the evenings. Moderate onshore flow will maintain SCEC 
conditions Sunday night and Monday before trending weaker by 
midweek. Daily chances for at least isolated showers and storms 
are expected beginning Monday and continuing through the week.

$$


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FZUS54 KBRO 170830
CWFBRO

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
330 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 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.


GMZ100-172030-
Synopsis for Baffin Bay to Rio Grande out 60 nm-
330 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure across the Gulf of Mexico will interact
with inland thermal troughing from west Texas through the Sierra 
Madre and increase southeast winds today through Monday, along 
with more moderate seas. Conditions improve slightly on Tuesday, 
as the Baja California thermal trough becomes more dominant, 
lessening the pressure gradient somewhat. Winds decrease further 
on Wednesday as a disorganized tropical wave moves into the 
southern Gulf.


$$


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FZUS54 KBRO 170830
CWFBRO

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
330 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 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.


GMZ150-155-172030-
Coastal waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield out 20 nm-
330 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

...Small Craft Exercise Caution...

.TODAY...Southeast 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 

$$