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000
FZUS54 KCRP 221504
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
904 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

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.

GMZ200-230415-
904 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK TO MODERATE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST FLOW IS WINDS WILL BECOME
SOUTHWESTERLY TODAY OVER THE GULF WATERS...THEN SOUTHERLY BY
TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS
BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON WITH STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND HAZARDOUS SEAS
DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. WIND SPEEDS WILL PEAK TUESDAY NIGHT WITH
OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO GALE FORCE POSSIBLE. THE STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW
WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE IN INTENSITY WEDNESDAY AND EVENTUALLY
BECOME AN ONSHORE FLOW BY LATE IN THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ235-230415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
904 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-230415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
904 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO UP
TO 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-230415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
904 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 25 KNOTS WITH A FEW GUSTS
TO NEAR GALE FORCE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-230415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
904 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 25 KNOTS WITH A FEW GUSTS
TO NEAR GALE FORCE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-230415-
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-
904 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL
GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
14 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GW/TB/RH






000
FZUS54 KCRP 221504
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
904 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

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.

GMZ200-230415-
904 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK TO MODERATE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST FLOW IS WINDS WILL BECOME
SOUTHWESTERLY TODAY OVER THE GULF WATERS...THEN SOUTHERLY BY
TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS
BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON WITH STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND HAZARDOUS SEAS
DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. WIND SPEEDS WILL PEAK TUESDAY NIGHT WITH
OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO GALE FORCE POSSIBLE. THE STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW
WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE IN INTENSITY WEDNESDAY AND EVENTUALLY
BECOME AN ONSHORE FLOW BY LATE IN THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ235-230415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
904 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-230415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
904 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO UP
TO 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-230415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
904 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 25 KNOTS WITH A FEW GUSTS
TO NEAR GALE FORCE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-230415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
904 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 25 KNOTS WITH A FEW GUSTS
TO NEAR GALE FORCE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-230415-
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-
904 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL
GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
14 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GW/TB/RH





000
FZUS54 KCRP 220934
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
334 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

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.

GMZ200-222245-
334 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
AREAS OF FOG...DENSE AT TIMES...WILL BE COMMON ACROSS THE BAYS OF
THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST THIS MORNING. WINDS WILL BECOME
SOUTHWESTERLY TODAY OVER THE GULF WATERS...THEN SOUTHERLY BY
TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS
BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON WITH STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND HAZARDOUS SEAS
DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. WIND SPEEDS WILL PEAK TUESDAY NIGHT WITH
OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO GALE FORCE POSSIBLE. THE STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW
WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE IN INTENSITY WEDNESDAY AND EVENTUALLY
BECOME AN ONSHORE FLOW BY LATE IN THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ235-222245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
334 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. VISIBILITY
1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-222245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
334 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO UP
TO 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-222245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
334 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 25 KNOTS WITH A FEW GUSTS
TO NEAR GALE FORCE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-222245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
334 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 25 KNOTS WITH A FEW GUSTS
TO NEAR GALE FORCE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-222245-
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-
334 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL
GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
14 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

TB/RH





000
FZUS54 KCRP 220834
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
234 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

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.

GMZ200-222115-
234 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK WIND REGIME WILL EXIST OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT. AREAS OF
DENSE FOG WILL ALSO BE COMMON OVER THE BAYS. WINDS WILL BECOME
MORE SOUTHERLY THIS MORNING. SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL BECOME WEAK TO
MODERATE MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...BEFORE A COLD FRONT APPROACHES
SOUTH TEXAS ON TUESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS
THE AREA DURING THE DAY TUESDAY WITH STRONG TO VERY STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. WINDS TO GALE FORCE WILL BE
POSSIBLE AND SEAS WILL BECOME CHAOTIC AND HAZARDOUS AFTER FRONTAL
PASSAGE. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE ON WEDNESDAY...BUT
REMAIN STRONG...WITH A MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW EXPECTED FOR
CHRISTMAS DAY.

$$

GMZ235-222115-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
234 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-222115-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
234 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO UP
TO 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-222115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
234 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-222115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
234 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-222115-
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-
234 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$








000
FZUS54 KCRP 220834
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
234 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

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.

GMZ200-222115-
234 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK WIND REGIME WILL EXIST OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT. AREAS OF
DENSE FOG WILL ALSO BE COMMON OVER THE BAYS. WINDS WILL BECOME
MORE SOUTHERLY THIS MORNING. SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL BECOME WEAK TO
MODERATE MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...BEFORE A COLD FRONT APPROACHES
SOUTH TEXAS ON TUESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS
THE AREA DURING THE DAY TUESDAY WITH STRONG TO VERY STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. WINDS TO GALE FORCE WILL BE
POSSIBLE AND SEAS WILL BECOME CHAOTIC AND HAZARDOUS AFTER FRONTAL
PASSAGE. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE ON WEDNESDAY...BUT
REMAIN STRONG...WITH A MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW EXPECTED FOR
CHRISTMAS DAY.

$$

GMZ235-222115-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
234 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-222115-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
234 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO UP
TO 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-222115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
234 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-222115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
234 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-222115-
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-
234 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$









000
FZUS54 KCRP 220608 AAA
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1208 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

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.

GMZ200-221915-
1208 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK WIND REGIME WILL EXIST OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT. PATCHY FOG
MAY ALSO DEVELOP OVER THE BAYS. WINDS WILL BECOME MORE SOUTHERLY
BY MONDAY MORNING. SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL BECOME WEAK TO MODERATE MONDAY
AND MONDAY NIGHT...BEFORE A COLD FRONT APPROACHES SOUTH TEXAS ON
TUESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA
DURING THE DAY TUESDAY WITH STRONG TO VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW
DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. WINDS TO GALE FORCE WILL BE POSSIBLE AND
SEAS WILL BECOME CHAOTIC AND HAZARDOUS AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE.
OFFSHORE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE ON WEDNESDAY...BUT REMAIN
STRONG...WITH A MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW EXPECTED FOR CHRISTMAS DAY.

$$

GMZ235-221915-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1208 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS SHIFTING
NORTHWEST EARLY IN THE MORNING. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-221915-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1208 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-221915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1208 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-221915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
1208 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING
SOUTHWEST EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-221915-
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-
1208 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$








000
FZUS54 KCRP 220316
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
916 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

GMZ200-221630-
916 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK WIND REGIME WILL EXIST OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT...WITH
WINDS BECOMING MORE SOUTHERLY BY MONDAY MORNING. SOUTHERLY FLOW
WILL BECOME WEAK TO MODERATE MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...BEFORE A
COLD FRONT APPROACHES SOUTH TEXAS ON TUESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA DURING THE DAY TUESDAY WITH
STRONG TO VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. WINDS
TO GALE FORCE WILL BE POSSIBLE AND SEAS WILL BECOME CHAOTIC AND
HAZARDOUS AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY
DECREASE ON WEDNESDAY...BUT REMAIN STRONG...WITH A MODERATE
OFFSHORE FLOW EXPECTED FOR CHRISTMAS DAY.

$$

GMZ235-221630-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
916 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST EARLY IN THE MORNING.
BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-221630-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
916 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN SHIFTING WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-221630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
916 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-221630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
916 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING
SOUTHWEST EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-221630-
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-
916 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS
IN THE EVENING. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZ







000
FZUS54 KCRP 220316
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
916 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

GMZ200-221630-
916 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK WIND REGIME WILL EXIST OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT...WITH
WINDS BECOMING MORE SOUTHERLY BY MONDAY MORNING. SOUTHERLY FLOW
WILL BECOME WEAK TO MODERATE MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...BEFORE A
COLD FRONT APPROACHES SOUTH TEXAS ON TUESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA DURING THE DAY TUESDAY WITH
STRONG TO VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. WINDS
TO GALE FORCE WILL BE POSSIBLE AND SEAS WILL BECOME CHAOTIC AND
HAZARDOUS AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY
DECREASE ON WEDNESDAY...BUT REMAIN STRONG...WITH A MODERATE
OFFSHORE FLOW EXPECTED FOR CHRISTMAS DAY.

$$

GMZ235-221630-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
916 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST EARLY IN THE MORNING.
BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-221630-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
916 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN SHIFTING WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-221630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
916 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-221630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
916 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING
SOUTHWEST EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-221630-
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-
916 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS
IN THE EVENING. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZ






000
FZUS54 KCRP 212123
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
323 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

GMZ200-221015-
323 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK WIND REGIME WILL EXIST OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT...WITH WINDS
BECOMING MORE SOUTHERLY BY MONDAY MORNING. SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL
BECOME WEAK TO MODERATE MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...BEFORE A COLD
FRONT APPROACHES SOUTH TEXAS ON TUESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA DURING THE DAY TUESDAY WITH STRONG
TO VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. WINDS TO GALE
FORCE WILL BE POSSIBLE AND SEAS WILL BECOME CHAOTIC AND HAZARDOUS
AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE ON
WEDNESDAY...BUT REMAIN STRONG...WITH A MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW
EXPECTED FOR CHRISTMAS DAY.

$$

GMZ235-221015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
323 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-221015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
323 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN SHIFTING WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT.
BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-221015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
323 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-221015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
323 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST LATE
IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-221015-
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-
323 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH LATE IN THE
NIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS
IN THE EVENING. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

GW/TE






000
FZUS54 KCRP 212123
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
323 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

GMZ200-221015-
323 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK WIND REGIME WILL EXIST OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT...WITH WINDS
BECOMING MORE SOUTHERLY BY MONDAY MORNING. SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL
BECOME WEAK TO MODERATE MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...BEFORE A COLD
FRONT APPROACHES SOUTH TEXAS ON TUESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA DURING THE DAY TUESDAY WITH STRONG
TO VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. WINDS TO GALE
FORCE WILL BE POSSIBLE AND SEAS WILL BECOME CHAOTIC AND HAZARDOUS
AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE ON
WEDNESDAY...BUT REMAIN STRONG...WITH A MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW
EXPECTED FOR CHRISTMAS DAY.

$$

GMZ235-221015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
323 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-221015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
323 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN SHIFTING WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT.
BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-221015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
323 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-221015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
323 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST LATE
IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-221015-
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-
323 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH LATE IN THE
NIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS
IN THE EVENING. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

GW/TE







000
FZUS54 KCRP 211529
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
929 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

GMZ200-220415-
929 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
PATCHY LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
TONIGHT...AS MOISTURE LIFTS ALONG A WEAKENING FRONTAL BOUNDARY.
WEAK TO MODERATE EAST TO NORTHEAST FLOW WILL BECOME
SOUTHEASTERLY BY TONIGHT. A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS
EXPECTED ON MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT
ON TUESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA
DURING THE DAY TUESDAY WITH STRONG TO VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW
DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. SEAS WILL BECOME CHAOTIC AND HAZARDOUS
AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE ON
WEDNESDAY...BUT REMAIN STRONG...WITH A MUCH WEAKER OFFSHORE FLOW
EXPECTED FOR CHRISTMAS DAY.

$$

GMZ235-220415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
929 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE
LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 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. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-220415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
929 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-220415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
929 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-220415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
929 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-220415-
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-
929 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GW/TB/RH





000
FZUS54 KCRP 211529
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
929 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

GMZ200-220415-
929 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
PATCHY LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
TONIGHT...AS MOISTURE LIFTS ALONG A WEAKENING FRONTAL BOUNDARY.
WEAK TO MODERATE EAST TO NORTHEAST FLOW WILL BECOME
SOUTHEASTERLY BY TONIGHT. A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS
EXPECTED ON MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT
ON TUESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA
DURING THE DAY TUESDAY WITH STRONG TO VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW
DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. SEAS WILL BECOME CHAOTIC AND HAZARDOUS
AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE ON
WEDNESDAY...BUT REMAIN STRONG...WITH A MUCH WEAKER OFFSHORE FLOW
EXPECTED FOR CHRISTMAS DAY.

$$

GMZ235-220415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
929 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE
LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 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. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-220415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
929 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-220415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
929 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-220415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
929 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-220415-
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-
929 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GW/TB/RH






000
FZUS54 KCRP 210924
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
324 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

GMZ200-212245-
324 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
PATCHY LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT.
WEAK TO MODERATE EAST TO NORTHEAST FLOW WILL BECOME SOUTHEASTERLY
BY TONIGHT. A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY
AND MONDAY NIGHT AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT ON TUESDAY. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA DURING THE DAY TUESDAY
WITH STRONG TO VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE.
SEAS WILL BECOME CHAOTIC AND HAZARDOUS AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE.
OFFSHORE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE ON WEDNESDAY...BUT REMAIN
STRONG...WITH A MUCH WEAKER OFFSHORE FLOW EXPECTED FOR CHRISTMAS
DAY.

$$

GMZ235-212245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
324 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 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. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-212245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
324 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-212245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
324 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-212245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
324 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-212245-
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-
324 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

TB/RH





000
FZUS54 KCRP 210924
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
324 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

GMZ200-212245-
324 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
PATCHY LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT.
WEAK TO MODERATE EAST TO NORTHEAST FLOW WILL BECOME SOUTHEASTERLY
BY TONIGHT. A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY
AND MONDAY NIGHT AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT ON TUESDAY. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA DURING THE DAY TUESDAY
WITH STRONG TO VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE.
SEAS WILL BECOME CHAOTIC AND HAZARDOUS AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE.
OFFSHORE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE ON WEDNESDAY...BUT REMAIN
STRONG...WITH A MUCH WEAKER OFFSHORE FLOW EXPECTED FOR CHRISTMAS
DAY.

$$

GMZ235-212245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
324 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 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. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-212245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
324 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-212245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
324 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-212245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
324 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FEET BUILDING TO 2 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-212245-
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-
324 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

TB/RH






000
FZUS54 KCRP 210310
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
910 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

GMZ200-211600-
910 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...A WEAK TO
MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW CAN BE EXPECTED TONIGHT AND SUNDAY WITH
PERSISTENT CLOUD COVER. PATCHY LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE WILL BE
POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. A WEAK TO MODERATE
SOUTHEAST FLOW IS EXPECTED TO RETURN BY SUNDAY NIGHT. A WEAK TO
MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT AHEAD
OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT ON TUESDAY. STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND HIGHER
SEAS...WITH SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS LIKELY AND GALE FORCE WINDS
POSSIBLE...BEHIND THE FRONT. OFFSHORE FLOW AND SEAS WILL WEAKEN ON
CHRISTMAS EVE BEFORE EVENTUALLY TRANSITIONING TO ONSHORE FLOW ON
CHRISTMAS DAY. ONSHORE FLOW WILL BE INCREASING DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING ON CHRISTMAS WITH DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE
OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS.

$$

GMZ235-211600-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
910 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE
IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG AND SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH.
PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

$$

GMZ230-211600-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
910 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 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. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH.
PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

$$

GMZ255-211600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
910 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-211600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
910 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-211600-
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-
910 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

$$

TMT/TE/GW





000
FZUS54 KCRP 210310
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
910 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

GMZ200-211600-
910 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...A WEAK TO
MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW CAN BE EXPECTED TONIGHT AND SUNDAY WITH
PERSISTENT CLOUD COVER. PATCHY LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE WILL BE
POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. A WEAK TO MODERATE
SOUTHEAST FLOW IS EXPECTED TO RETURN BY SUNDAY NIGHT. A WEAK TO
MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT AHEAD
OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT ON TUESDAY. STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND HIGHER
SEAS...WITH SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS LIKELY AND GALE FORCE WINDS
POSSIBLE...BEHIND THE FRONT. OFFSHORE FLOW AND SEAS WILL WEAKEN ON
CHRISTMAS EVE BEFORE EVENTUALLY TRANSITIONING TO ONSHORE FLOW ON
CHRISTMAS DAY. ONSHORE FLOW WILL BE INCREASING DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING ON CHRISTMAS WITH DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE
OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS.

$$

GMZ235-211600-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
910 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE
IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG AND SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH.
PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

$$

GMZ230-211600-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
910 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 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. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH.
PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

$$

GMZ255-211600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
910 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-211600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
910 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-211600-
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-
910 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

$$

TMT/TE/GW






000
FZUS54 KCRP 202056
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
256 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

GMZ200-211000-
256 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK TO MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW CAN BE EXPECTED TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY WITH PERSISTENT CLOUD COVER. LIGHT PATCHY RAIN AND DRIZZLE
WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. A WEAK TO
MODERATE SOUTHEAST FLOW IS EXPECTED TO RETURN BY SUNDAY NIGHT. A
WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY AND MONDAY
NIGHT AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT ON TUESDAY. STRONG OFFSHORE
FLOW AND HIGHER SEAS...WITH SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS LIKELY AND GALE
FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE...BEHIND THE FRONT. OFFSHORE FLOW AND SEAS
WILL WEAKEN ON CHRISTMAS EVE BEFORE EVENTUALLY TRANSITIONING TO
ONSHORE FLOW ON CHRISTMAS DAY. ONSHORE FLOW WILL BE INCREASING
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING ON CHRISTMAS WITH DEEPENING LOW
PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS.

$$

GMZ235-211000-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
256 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE
IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG AND SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH.
PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

$$

GMZ230-211000-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
256 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 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. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH.
PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

$$

GMZ255-211000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
256 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-211000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
256 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-211000-
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-
256 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

$$

TE/GW







000
FZUS54 KCRP 201511
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
911 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

GMZ200-210415-
911 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK TO MODERATE NORTH WIND WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE BAYS AND
NEARSHORE WATERS THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE DAY WITH A MODERATE
FLOW EXPECTED ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS. SEAS WILL ALSO
CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE. A WEAK TO MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW CAN BE
EXPECTED TONIGHT AND SUNDAY WITH PERSISTENT CLOUD COVER. LIGHT AND
PATCHY RAIN AND DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY...PRIMARILY ALONG THE COAST. BRIEF ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED
ON MONDAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT ON TUESDAY. MODERATE TO
STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND HIGHER SEAS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE
FRONT. OFFSHORE FLOW AND SEAS WILL WEAKEN ON CHRISTMAS EVE BEFORE
EVENTUALLY TRANSITIONING TO ONSHORE FLOW.

$$

GMZ235-210415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
911 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-210415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
911 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10
TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-210415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
911 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10
TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-210415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
911 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10
TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ270-275-210415-
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-
911 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$

TE






000
FZUS54 KCRP 200929
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
329 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

GMZ200-202230-
329 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH WIND WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE IN
INTENSITY BY MID TO LATE MORNING...WITH SEAS SUBSIDING AS A
RESULT. A WEAK TO MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW WILL OCCUR TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY WITH PERSISTENT CLOUD COVER. LIGHT AND PATCHY RAIN AND
DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...PRIMARILY
ALONG THE COAST. BRIEF ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY AHEAD
OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT ON TUESDAY. MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE
FLOW AND HIGHER SEAS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT. OFFSHORE FLOW
AND SEAS WILL WEAKEN ON CHRISTMAS EVE BEFORE EVENTUALLY
TRANSITIONING TO ONSHORE FLOW.

$$

GMZ235-202230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
329 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-202230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
329 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-202230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
329 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-202230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
329 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ270-275-202230-
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-
329 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6
FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$

RH/LK







000
FZUS54 KCRP 200929
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
329 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

GMZ200-202230-
329 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH WIND WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE IN
INTENSITY BY MID TO LATE MORNING...WITH SEAS SUBSIDING AS A
RESULT. A WEAK TO MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW WILL OCCUR TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY WITH PERSISTENT CLOUD COVER. LIGHT AND PATCHY RAIN AND
DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...PRIMARILY
ALONG THE COAST. BRIEF ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY AHEAD
OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT ON TUESDAY. MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE
FLOW AND HIGHER SEAS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT. OFFSHORE FLOW
AND SEAS WILL WEAKEN ON CHRISTMAS EVE BEFORE EVENTUALLY
TRANSITIONING TO ONSHORE FLOW.

$$

GMZ235-202230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
329 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-202230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
329 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-202230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
329 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-202230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
329 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ270-275-202230-
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-
329 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6
FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$

RH/LK








000
FZUS54 KCRP 200339
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

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.

GMZ200-201630-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH WIND WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT TONIGHT
IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT. WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO
DECREASE SATURDAY MORNING WITH A WEAK TO MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW
EXPECTED SATURDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE WILL PRODUCE ANOTHER ROUND OF RAIN FROM LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THE RAIN WILL END BY SUNDAY EVENING AS THE
DISTURBANCE EXITS TO THE EAST. BRIEF ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED ON
MONDAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT ON TUESDAY. MODERATE TO STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW AND HIGHER SEAS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT.
OFFSHORE FLOW AND SEAS WILL WEAKEN ON CHRISTMAS EVE BEFORE
EVENTUALLY TRANSITIONING TO ONSHORE FLOW.

$$

GMZ235-201630-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-201630-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ250-255-201630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ270-275-201630-
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-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

JM







000
FZUS54 KCRP 200339
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

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.

GMZ200-201630-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH WIND WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT TONIGHT
IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT. WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO
DECREASE SATURDAY MORNING WITH A WEAK TO MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW
EXPECTED SATURDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE WILL PRODUCE ANOTHER ROUND OF RAIN FROM LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THE RAIN WILL END BY SUNDAY EVENING AS THE
DISTURBANCE EXITS TO THE EAST. BRIEF ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED ON
MONDAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT ON TUESDAY. MODERATE TO STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW AND HIGHER SEAS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT.
OFFSHORE FLOW AND SEAS WILL WEAKEN ON CHRISTMAS EVE BEFORE
EVENTUALLY TRANSITIONING TO ONSHORE FLOW.

$$

GMZ235-201630-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-201630-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ250-255-201630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ270-275-201630-
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-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

JM







000
FZUS54 KCRP 200339
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

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.

GMZ200-201630-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH WIND WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT TONIGHT
IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT. WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO
DECREASE SATURDAY MORNING WITH A WEAK TO MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW
EXPECTED SATURDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE WILL PRODUCE ANOTHER ROUND OF RAIN FROM LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THE RAIN WILL END BY SUNDAY EVENING AS THE
DISTURBANCE EXITS TO THE EAST. BRIEF ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED ON
MONDAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT ON TUESDAY. MODERATE TO STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW AND HIGHER SEAS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT.
OFFSHORE FLOW AND SEAS WILL WEAKEN ON CHRISTMAS EVE BEFORE
EVENTUALLY TRANSITIONING TO ONSHORE FLOW.

$$

GMZ235-201630-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-201630-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ250-255-201630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ270-275-201630-
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-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

JM






000
FZUS54 KCRP 200339
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

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.

GMZ200-201630-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH WIND WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT TONIGHT
IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT. WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO
DECREASE SATURDAY MORNING WITH A WEAK TO MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW
EXPECTED SATURDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE WILL PRODUCE ANOTHER ROUND OF RAIN FROM LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THE RAIN WILL END BY SUNDAY EVENING AS THE
DISTURBANCE EXITS TO THE EAST. BRIEF ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED ON
MONDAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT ON TUESDAY. MODERATE TO STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW AND HIGHER SEAS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT.
OFFSHORE FLOW AND SEAS WILL WEAKEN ON CHRISTMAS EVE BEFORE
EVENTUALLY TRANSITIONING TO ONSHORE FLOW.

$$

GMZ235-201630-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-201630-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ250-255-201630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ270-275-201630-
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-
939 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

JM






000
FZUS54 KCRP 192056
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
256 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

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.

GMZ200-201015-
256 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH WIND CAN BE EXPECTED TONIGHT IN THE
WAKE OF A COLD FRONT THAT MOVED THROUGH THE AREA EARLIER TODAY.
WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO DECREASE SATURDAY MORNING WITH A
WEAK TO MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW EXPECTED SATURDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
NIGHT. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL PRODUCE ANOTHER ROUND OF
RAIN FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THE RAIN WILL END BY
SUNDAY EVENING AS THE DISTURBANCE EXITS TO THE EAST. BRIEF ONSHORE
FLOW IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT ON
TUESDAY. MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND HIGHER SEAS ARE
EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT. OFFSHORE FLOW AND SEAS WILL WEAKEN ON
CHRISTMAS EVE BEFORE EVENTUALLY TRANSITIONING TO ONSHORE FLOW.

$$

GMZ235-201015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
256 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-201015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
256 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ250-255-201015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
256 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ270-275-201015-
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-
256 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

TE/MB









000
FZUS54 KCRP 192056
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
256 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

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.

GMZ200-201015-
256 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH WIND CAN BE EXPECTED TONIGHT IN THE
WAKE OF A COLD FRONT THAT MOVED THROUGH THE AREA EARLIER TODAY.
WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO DECREASE SATURDAY MORNING WITH A
WEAK TO MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW EXPECTED SATURDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
NIGHT. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL PRODUCE ANOTHER ROUND OF
RAIN FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THE RAIN WILL END BY
SUNDAY EVENING AS THE DISTURBANCE EXITS TO THE EAST. BRIEF ONSHORE
FLOW IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT ON
TUESDAY. MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND HIGHER SEAS ARE
EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT. OFFSHORE FLOW AND SEAS WILL WEAKEN ON
CHRISTMAS EVE BEFORE EVENTUALLY TRANSITIONING TO ONSHORE FLOW.

$$

GMZ235-201015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
256 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-201015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
256 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ250-255-201015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
256 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ270-275-201015-
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-
256 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

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