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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   
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TABS Web Site Stats
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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)
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Texas Coastal Marine Forecast
Expires:201503011515;;278430
FZUS54 KLCH 010243
CWFLCH
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
843 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ400-011515-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
843 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
A STRONG EASTERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE
WEAKENING A BIT AND SHIFTING TO A MORE SOUTHEASTERLY DIRECTION
SUNDAY AS A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER THE WESTERN
GULF. WINDS WILL BECOME MORE SOUTHERLY SUNDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK AS THE LOW PULLS A WARM FRONT NORTHWARD THROUGH THE
COASTAL WATERS. WITH THE WARMER TEMPERATURES...THERE WILL BE THE
POSSIBILITY OF SOME SEA FOG TO DEVELOP SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND THIS
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY. A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED
TO SWEEP THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WITH STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW IN ITS WAKE.  
$$

Expires:201503011615;;280266
FZUS54 KHGX 010330
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
930 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
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.

GMZ370-375-011615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
930 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND RAIN
LIKELY. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. 
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. 
$$

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FZUS54 KHGX 010330
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
930 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
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.

GMZ350-355-011615-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
930 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND RAIN LIKELY. AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. 
$$

Expires:201503011615;;280264
FZUS54 KHGX 010330
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
930 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
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.

GMZ330-011615-
MATAGORDA BAY-
930 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND RAIN LIKELY. AREAS OF
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. 
$$

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FZUS54 KHGX 010330
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
930 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
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.

GMZ300-011615-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
930 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE EAST WINDS WILL PREVAIL OVERNIGHT AS A COASTAL TROUGH
DEVELOPS. AS THIS SYSTEM MOVES NORTHEAST...RAIN CHANCES WILL
INCREASE ACROSS THE REGION AND WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE SOUTH. SEA
FOG IS POSSIBLE BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON OR EVENING AS THE SOUTHERLY
FLOW DRAWS WARM MOIST AIR MOVES ACROSS THE COOLER SHELF WATERS.
STRENGTHENED ONSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED BY TUESDAY AHEAD OF THE
NEXT STRONG COLD FRONT CURRENTLY FORECAST TO SWEEP INTO THE
COASTAL WATERS AROUND WEDNESDAY.
$$

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FZUS54 KCRP 010252
CWFCRP
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
852 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
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. 
 

GMZ270-011530-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
852 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST SUNDAY...
.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING
AND EARLY MORNING...THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. PATCHY FOG. 
AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 14 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN. 
$$
TMT/RH/WC

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FZUS54 KCRP 010252
CWFCRP
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
852 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
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. 
 

GMZ250-011530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
852 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. AREAS OF FOG. LIGHT RAIN AND
DRIZZLE LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. 
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10
FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
$$

Expires:201503011530;;278652
FZUS54 KCRP 010252
CWFCRP
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
852 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
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. 
 

GMZ230-011530-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
852 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG. LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT DRIZZLE LIKELY EARLY 
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. 
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO CHOPPY. 
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. 
$$

Expires:201503011530;;278650
FZUS54 KCRP 010252
CWFCRP
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
852 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
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. 
 

GMZ200-011530-
852 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...A COASTAL TROUGH
WILL PERSIST OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS WITH EASTERLY WINDS TO THE
EAST OF THE TROUGH AND LIGHTER NORTHERLY WINDS TO THE WEST OF THE
TROUGH. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE OFFSHORE
WATERS PRIMARILY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEAS WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE
LATER TONIGHT WITH A WEAK TO MODERATE FLOW EXPECTED FOR SUNDAY. 
AN ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY AS A STRONG
UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE DEVELOPS TO THE NORTHWEST. AREAS OF SEA
FOG MAY OCCUR DURING THE MORNING HOURS OF MONDAY AND TUESDAY OVER
THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE COASTAL WATERS. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND RESULT IN STRONG TO VERY
STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND HIGH SEAS. THE COMBINATION OF THE FRONT
AND AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL RESULT IN A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY. COLDER WITH LIGHT RAIN OR SHOWERS
POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.
$$