Marine Weather for GM 330

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 3:29 am CST on December 9, 2016
Small Craft Advisory in effect until 6 am CST early this morning
Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-
Today
Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots later this morning...and to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy to rough becoming slightly choppy.
Tonight
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.
Saturday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.
Saturday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers.
Sunday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers.
Sunday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers.
Monday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers.
Monday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Tuesday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.
Tuesday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.

Watches & Warnings

Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 3:36 AM CST Dec. 9, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 6 am CST early
this morning...

* winds... northeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots
later this morning... and then to 10 to 15 knots this afternoon.

* Bay waters... choppy to rough becoming slightly choppy this
afternoon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 20 to 33 knots...
and/or seas 7 feet or higher... are expected to produce hazardous
conditions for small craft. Inexperienced boaters... especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.





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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

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.

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Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature
Seadrift, TX 52.0 °F
Rockport, TX 60.1 °F
USCG Freeport, TX 57.0 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
FREEPORT, TX NM South of Freeport, TX 42019 76 °F 10.83 ft
GALVESTON,TX NM East of Galveston, TX 42035 65 °F 5.91 ft
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C-MAN Station Information

Place ID Water Temp Wave Height
Port Aransas, TX PTAT2 62 °F
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Tide Information

Date Time Tide Type Height
Port Lavaca, Lavaca Causeway, Matagorda Bay, Texas:  
2016-11-17 2:15 AM CST High Tide 1.08
2016-11-17 3:32 PM CST Low Tide -0.07
2016-11-18 3:05 AM CST High Tide 1.06
Port O'Connor, Matagorda Bay, Texas:  
2016-11-17 1:06 AM CST High Tide 1.33
2016-11-17 1:19 PM CST Low Tide 0.21
2016-11-18 1:51 AM CST High Tide 1.30
Seadrift, San Antonio Bay, Texas:  
2016-11-17 9:37 AM CST High Tide 0.41
2016-11-17 8:09 PM CST Low Tide 0.24