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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:201407112115;;689421
FZUS54 KLCH 110853
CWFLCH
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
353 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ400-112115-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
353 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO HOLD OVER THE GULF
WATERS MAINTAINING LIGHT WINDS AND LOWS SEAS. ISOLATED SHOWER AND
THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL GENERALLY BE THROUGH THE NIGHT-TIME
HOURS.
$$

Expires:201407112115;;689136
FZUS54 KHGX 110844
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
344 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

GMZ350-370-112115-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
344 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
$$

Expires:201407112115;;689136
FZUS54 KHGX 110844
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
344 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

GMZ350-370-112115-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
344 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
$$

Expires:201407112115;;689135
FZUS54 KHGX 110844
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
344 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

GMZ330-112115-
MATAGORDA BAY-
344 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
$$

Expires:201407112115;;689133
FZUS54 KHGX 110844
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
344 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

GMZ300-112115-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
344 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
HIGH PRESSURE TO THE EAST AND WEAK LOW PRESSURE IN THE PLAINS WILL
KEEP A LIGHT ONSHORE FLOW IN PLACE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.             
   
$$

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FZUS54 KCRP 110926
CWFCRP
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
426 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ270-275-112230-
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-
426 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
$$
TB/LK

Expires:201407112230;;691065
FZUS54 KCRP 110926
CWFCRP
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
426 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ250-112230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
426 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
$$

Expires:201407112230;;691063
FZUS54 KCRP 110926
CWFCRP
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
426 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ230-112230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
426 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. 
$$

Expires:201407112230;;691061
FZUS54 KCRP 110926
CWFCRP
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
426 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ200-112230-
426 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING
OVER THE GULF WATERS...WITH RAIN CHANCES ENDING BY THIS AFTERNOON. 
DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY AS AN UPPER
LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM BUILDS OVER THE REGION. A WEAK TO
MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY...AS HIGH
PRESSURE PERSISTS OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO.
$$