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FZUS54 KLCH 272047
CWFLCH

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
247 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

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.


GMZ400-280915-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
247 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

.SYNOPSIS...
Blustery offshore flow along with rough seas will continue into 
tonight as a Canadian high pressure system builds into the region.
Winds will decrease during Thursday as the high pressure system settles
over the region. Onshore flow will return by Friday afternoon as 
the high pressure system moves off to the east. A few showers are 
expected late Saturday into Saturday night, ahead of the next cold
front that will move through early Sunday. 

$$


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FZUS54 KHGX 272130
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
330 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

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.


GMZ370-375-281030-
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-
330 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...North winds around 20 knots and gusty. Seas 6 to 8 
feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet gradually diminishing to 5
to 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet building to 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet after midnight. 
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to
10 feet. 
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. 
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

$$

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FZUS54 KHGX 272130
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
330 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

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.


GMZ350-355-281030-
Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-
330 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CST THIS EVENING...

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution After 10 PM...

.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 
knots late this evening. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.FRIDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
7 feet. 
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. 

$$


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FZUS54 KHGX 272130
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
330 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

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.


GMZ330-281030-
Matagorda Bay-
330 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CST THIS EVENING...

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution After 10 PM...

.TONIGHT...North winds around 20 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 
knots late this evening. Bay waters choppy.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth to slightly
choppy in the afternoon. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. 
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to slightly choppy
in the afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. 
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Bay waters smooth. 
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. 

$$


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FZUS54 KHGX 272130
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
330 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

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.


GMZ300-281030-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
330 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
Moderate to strong north winds tonight gradually diminishing
Thursday morning. High pressure over Texas today will slide over
into Alabama Friday and turn winds to the east Friday and
southeast on Saturday. A threat of sea fog may return on Saturday
as moisture increases. A cold front should push through Sunday
ending the fog threat with moderate offshore flow into early
Tuesday.

$$


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FZUS54 KCRP 280002
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
602 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

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. 
 

GMZ270-275-281230-
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-
602 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 
feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. 
.THURSDAY...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet building to 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet after midnight. 
.SATURDAY...South wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas
up to 10 feet. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots shifting west after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. 
.SUNDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. 
.MONDAY...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. 

$$

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FZUS54 KCRP 280002
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
602 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

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. 
 

GMZ250-281230-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
602 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. 
.THURSDAY...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. 
.SATURDAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots shifting west after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. 
.SUNDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. 
.MONDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East wind around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. 

$$


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FZUS54 KCRP 280002
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
602 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

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. 
 

GMZ230-281230-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
602 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.
.THURSDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. 
.FRIDAY...East wind 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Bays choppy. 
.SATURDAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South wind 5 to 10 knots shifting west after
midnight. Bays smooth. 
.SUNDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. 
.MONDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. 

$$


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FZUS54 KCRP 280002
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
602 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

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. 
 

GMZ200-281230-
602 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Expect mainly moderate northeasterly winds tonight with seas  
4 to 6 feet tonight and tomorrow before subsiding to 3 to 5 feet 
by tomorrow night. Onshore flow will strengthen through the day 
Friday and Friday night with advisory conditions developing late 
Friday night into Saturday morning. Wind speeds will decrease late
Saturday, as a cold front approaches the coast. Weak to moderate 
offshore flow expected by early Sunday morning after frontal 
passage, and will increase to moderate levels Sunday night. A weak
to moderate northeast to east flow will develop Monday. 

$$


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FZUS54 KBRO 280007 AAA
CWFBRO

Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
607 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

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.


GMZ100-280400-
Synopsis for Baffin Bay to Rio Grande out 60 nm-
607 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure builds along the lower Texas coast tonight and
Thursday before settling over the northern Gulf Friday. Winds to
taper off and turn northeast to east while sea subside to
moderate levels through the end of the work week. Fresh Southeast
winds return Friday night and Saturday ahead of another cold
front and moderate northerly surge Sunday and Monday.   

$$


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FZUS54 KBRO 280007 AAA
CWFBRO

Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
607 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

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.


GMZ150-155-280400-
Coastal waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield out 20 nm-
607 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet before midnight subsiding 4 to 5 
feet after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. 
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 

$$