Marine Weather for GM 330

Forecast as of 10:00 PM CDT on August 27, 2014
Synopsis For The Middle Texas Coastal Waters
An area of surface low pressure will move toward the middle Texas coastal waters tonight into Thursday. This will maintain a moderate to occasionally strong northeast flow tonight. Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected as the trough approaches the Texas coast this evening through Thursday. The winds and seas will be higher in and near thunderstorms. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected Friday due to copious moisture and an upper level disturbance. Lingering moisture will contribute to isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms Saturday. The chance for precipitation will decrease significantly Sunday as an upper level high pressure system begins to build over the region. Onshore flow will increase Sunday over the coastal waters as an upper level disturbance enters the plains.
Forecast as of 10:07 PM CDT on August 27, 2014
Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-
Rest Of Tonight
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Friday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming south after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming smooth after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.
Monday
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
Monday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

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Middle Texas coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Matagorda Ship Channel out to 60 nautical miles.

Lower Texas coastal waters from Baffin Bay to the mouth of the Rio Grande out to 60 nm.

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

Gulf coastal waters from the mouth of the Suwannee River to Destin out to 60 nm

Gulf coastal waters Destin to Pascagoula out 60 nm

Pascagoula to Atchafalaya River out 60 nm

Coastal waters from lower Atchafalaya to High Island TX out 60 nm

Fornia waters from 60 nm to 250 nm offshore.

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Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature
Seadrift, TX 87.1 °F
Rockport, TX 88.0 °F
USCG Freeport, TX 86.0 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
Freeport, TX NM South of Freeport, TX 42019 86 °F 5.91 ft
GALVESTON 22NM East of Galveston, TX 42035 87 °F 3.28 ft
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C-MAN Station Information

Place ID Water Temp Wave Height
Port Aransas, TX PTAT2 84 °F
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Tide Information

Date Time Tide Type Height
Port Lavaca, Lavaca Causeway, Matagorda Bay, Texas:  
2014-08-28 4:14 AM CDT Low Tide 0.40
2014-08-28 10:00 AM CDT High Tide 0.59
2014-08-28 3:33 PM CDT Low Tide 0.48
2014-08-28 9:58 PM CDT High Tide 0.69
2014-08-29 5:00 AM CDT Low Tide 0.49
Port O'Connor, Matagorda Bay, Texas:  
2014-08-28 1:33 AM CDT Low Tide 0.45
2014-08-28 7:44 AM CDT High Tide 0.62
2014-08-28 2:21 PM CDT Low Tide 0.44
2014-08-28 8:48 PM CDT High Tide 0.61
2014-08-29 2:06 AM CDT Low Tide 0.56
2014-08-29 7:08 AM CDT High Tide 0.65
Seadrift, San Antonio Bay, Texas:  
2014-08-27 9:37 PM CDT Low Tide 0.21
2014-08-28 12:46 AM CDT High Tide 0.22
2014-08-28 9:01 AM CDT Low Tide 0.10
2014-08-28 5:00 PM CDT High Tide 0.23
2014-08-28 9:09 PM CDT Low Tide 0.20
2014-08-29 1:31 AM CDT High Tide 0.22