Marine Weather for GM 255

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 4:11 am CDT on October 15, 2018
Small Craft Advisory in effect from 10 am CDT this morning through Tuesday afternoon
Coastal Waters From Port Aransas To Matagorda Ship Channel Out
20 Nm-
Today
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming east around 20 knots late in the morning, then becoming north 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. Light rain in the afternoon.
Tonight
North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Numerous showers in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms. Light rain likely after midnight.
Tuesday
North wind around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Light rain likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
North wind around 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. A chance of light rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday
North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday
Northeast wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

Watches & Warnings

Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 4:05 AM CDT Oct. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory now in effect from 10 am this morning to
1 PM CDT Tuesday...

* winds... north to northeast winds 20 to 25 knots, with a few
gusts close to gale force.

* Waves/seas... seas 5 to 7 feet becoming 6 to 8 feet... with seas
occasionally up to 10 feet

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 20 to 33 knots
and/or seas of 7 feet or greater are expected to produce
hazardous conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions. Mariners should pay close
attention to the marine forecast... and consider wind and sea
conditions in planning.





Marine Weather

Marine Weather Links

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

Pascagoula to Atchafalaya River out 60 nm

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

Gulf coastal waters Destin to Pascagoula out 60 nm

Fornia waters from 60 nm to 250 nm offshore.

Marine & Boating Location Search

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Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature
Port Aransas, TX 82.9 °F
Rockport, TX 79.0 °F
Seadrift, TX 82.9 °F
Matagorda Bay Port O'Connor, TX 82.0 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX 60NM SSE of Corpus Christi, TX 42020 83 °F 3.61 ft
FREEPORT, TX NM South of Freeport, TX 42019 83 °F
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C-MAN Station Information

Place ID Water Temp Wave Height
Port Aransas, TX PTAT2 82 °F
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Tide Information

Date Time Tide Type Height
Copano Bay State Fishing Pier, Texas:  
2018-10-15 07:31 PM CDT Low Tide 0.32
2018-10-16 09:36 AM CDT High Tide 0.61
2018-10-16 08:25 PM CDT Low Tide 0.34
Port Aransas (H. Caldwell Pier), Texas:  
2018-10-15 01:53 PM CDT Low Tide 0.70
2018-10-15 11:48 PM CDT High Tide 2.34
2018-10-16 02:58 PM CDT Low Tide 0.74
2018-10-17 12:42 AM CDT High Tide 2.24
Port Aransas, Texas:  
2018-10-15 01:42 PM CDT Low Tide 0.53
2018-10-16 02:31 AM CDT High Tide 1.41
2018-10-16 02:44 PM CDT Low Tide 0.59
Port Ingleside, Corpus Christi Bay, Texas:  
2018-10-15 06:03 PM CDT Low Tide 0.38
2018-10-16 05:45 AM CDT High Tide 0.97
2018-10-16 07:03 PM CDT Low Tide 0.41
Port O'Connor, Matagorda Bay, Texas:  
2018-10-15 04:48 PM CDT Low Tide 0.70
2018-10-16 04:39 AM CDT High Tide 1.46
2018-10-16 05:41 PM CDT Low Tide 0.73
Rockport, Aransas Bay, Texas:  
2018-10-15 06:01 PM CDT Low Tide 0.44
2018-10-16 08:33 AM CDT High Tide 0.74
2018-10-16 06:52 PM CDT Low Tide 0.45

Currents Information

Date Time Current Type Speed
Aransas Pass, Texas Current (15d):  
2018-10-15 06:20 PM CDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2018-10-15 10:44 PM CDT Max Flood 1.55 knots
2018-10-16 05:52 AM CDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2018-10-16 01:08 PM CDT Max Ebb -1.78 knots
2018-10-16 07:18 PM CDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2018-10-16 11:25 PM CDT Max Flood 1.45 knots
Aransas Pass, Texas Current (35d):  
2018-10-15 06:20 PM CDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2018-10-15 10:44 PM CDT Max Flood 1.41 knots
2018-10-16 05:52 AM CDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2018-10-16 01:08 PM CDT Max Ebb -1.19 knots
2018-10-16 07:18 PM CDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2018-10-16 11:25 PM CDT Max Flood 1.32 knots
Aransas Pass, Texas Current (50d):  
2018-10-15 06:20 PM CDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2018-10-15 10:44 PM CDT Max Flood 1.27 knots
2018-10-16 05:52 AM CDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2018-10-16 01:08 PM CDT Max Ebb -0.95 knots
2018-10-16 07:18 PM CDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2018-10-16 11:25 PM CDT Max Flood 1.19 knots
Port Ingleside, Texas Current (5d):  
2018-10-15 01:42 PM CDT Max Ebb -0.65 knots
2018-10-15 06:44 PM CDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2018-10-16 12:32 AM CDT Max Flood 0.99 knots
2018-10-16 08:03 AM CDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2018-10-16 02:17 PM CDT Max Ebb -0.59 knots
2018-10-16 07:42 PM CDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2018-10-17 01:13 AM CDT Max Flood 0.92 knots