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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:201409182215;;848782
FZUS54 KLCH 180908
CWFLCH
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
408 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ400-182215-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
408 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED
OVER THE NORTHWEST GULF TODAY. THIS AS DEEP TROPICAL MOISTURE
REMAINS IN PLACE...IN CONCERT WITH A VIGOROUS UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE ADVANCING THROUGH. RAIN CHANCES WILL DIMINISH FOR
FRIDAY AND THE WEEKEND AS THE DEEP MOISTURE IS DISPLACE SOUTHWARD
WITH PASSAGE OF THE DISTURBANCE AND AMPLIFICATION OF A MID-CONUS
RIDGE.
  
$$

Expires:201409182215;;850139
FZUS54 KHGX 180938
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
438 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014
UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

GMZ370-182215-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
438 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL. 
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
$$

Expires:201409182215;;850137
FZUS54 KHGX 180938
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
438 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014
UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

GMZ350-355-182215-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
438 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL. 
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
$$

Expires:201409182215;;850136
FZUS54 KHGX 180938
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
438 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014
UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

GMZ330-335-182215-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
438 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL. 
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
$$

Expires:201409182215;;850135
FZUS54 KHGX 180938
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
438 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014
UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

GMZ300-182215-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
438 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ON TAP TODAY WITH A
VERY MOIST AIRMASS FLOWING ONSHORE. EASTERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP
FRIDAY AND INCREASE THIS WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD DOWN
INTO THE REGION SUNDAY RELAXING WINDS BY MONDAY. A COLD FRONT
COULD MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS TUESDAY.
$$

Expires:201409182145;;849292
FZUS54 KCRP 180912
CWFCRP
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
412 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014
MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ270-275-182145-
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-
412 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
$$
TB/CB

Expires:201409182145;;849291
FZUS54 KCRP 180912
CWFCRP
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
412 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014
MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ250-255-182145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
412 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
$$

Expires:201409182145;;849290
FZUS54 KCRP 180912
CWFCRP
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
412 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014
MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ230-182145-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
412 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014
.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. 
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
$$

Expires:201409182145;;849288
FZUS54 KCRP 180912
CWFCRP
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
412 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014
MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ200-182145-
412 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TODAY THROUGH
THE WEEKEND AS ABUNDANT MOISTURE REMAINS OVER THE AREA. THE
GREATEST CHANCES FOR MARINE AREAS WILL BE DURING THE LATE NIGHT
AND MORNING HOURS. A WEAK TO AT TIMES MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL
PERSIST THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH GENERALLY LOW SEAS.
$$