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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Houston/Galveston, TX (HGX)

                            
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FZUS54 KHGX 181528
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
1028 AM CDT Sat Aug 18 2018

Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship
Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest
1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average
highest 10 percent of the waves.

GMZ300-190415-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
1028 AM CDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
Light to moderate onshore winds will prevail through the weekend.
Seas are generally expected to stay around or below three feet.   

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GMZ330-335-190415-
Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-
1028 AM CDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming
slightly choppy in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms late in the morning. 
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. 
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. 
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to
slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
smooth after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest
after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. 

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GMZ350-355-190415-
Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-
1028 AM CDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the morning. 
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. 
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest
after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. 

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GMZ370-375-190415-
Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM-
1028 AM CDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the morning. 
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 feet. 
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. 
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 

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