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Texas General Land Office  Texas General
 Land Office
 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
Check out our new Beta site
Real Time Data Analysis
Current Summary
Buoy Status
TABS Model Results
NOAA Wave Model
Vector Addition Trajectory Tool

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:201407252115;;328069
FZUS54 KLCH 250828
CWFLCH
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
328 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ400-252115-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
328 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
A SURFACE HIGH WILL RIDGE ACROSS THE GULF OF MEXICO ON FRIDAY AND
INTO THE WEEKEND...WITH MAINLY LIGHT ONSHORE FLOW THE RESULT.
$$

Expires:201407252115;;329467
FZUS54 KHGX 250854
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
354 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014
UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

GMZ370-375-252115-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
354 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
$$

Expires:201407252115;;329466
FZUS54 KHGX 250854
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
354 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014
UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

GMZ350-355-252115-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
354 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
$$

Expires:201407252115;;329465
FZUS54 KHGX 250854
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
354 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014
UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

GMZ330-335-252115-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
354 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
$$

Expires:201407252115;;329464
FZUS54 KHGX 250854
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
354 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014
UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

GMZ300-252115-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
354 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
BROAD SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF WILL KEEP
LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTH SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW IN PLACE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. SEAS WILL REMAIN BETWEEN 2 TO 3 FEET.
$$

Expires:201407252145;;328815
FZUS54 KCRP 250841
CWFCRP
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
341 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014
MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ270-275-252145-
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 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014
.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
$$
GW/PZ

Expires:201407252145;;328814
FZUS54 KCRP 250841
CWFCRP
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
341 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014
MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ250-252145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
341 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014
.TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
$$

Expires:201407252145;;328812
FZUS54 KCRP 250841
CWFCRP
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
341 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014
MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ230-252145-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
341 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. 
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. 
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. 
$$

Expires:201407252145;;328810
FZUS54 KCRP 250841
CWFCRP
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
341 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014
MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ200-252145-
341 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A LIGHT ONSHORE FLOW TODAY WILL INCREASE TO WEAK TO OCCASIONALLY
MODERATE LEVELS BY TONIGHT...AND CONTINUE ON SATURDAY...AS THERMAL
LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS WEST OF THE WATERS AND TIGHTENS THE PRESSURE
GRADIENT. MODERATE WINDS ARE EXPECTED IN OPEN WATERS SATURDAY
NIGHT...THEN LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK. 
$$