Marine Weather for GM 350

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 3:30 PM CST on December 11, 2018
Gale watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon
Coastal Waters From Freeport To Matagorda Ship Channel Tx Out
20 Nm-
Tonight
South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Wednesday
South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Wednesday Night
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely and scattered thunderstorms after midnight.
Thursday
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
West winds 25 to 35 knots with gusts around 40 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet.
Friday
Northwest winds 25 to 35 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
Friday Night
Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Saturday
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Saturday Night
North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast after midnight. Seas 0 to 1 feet.
Sunday
East winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot.
Sunday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

Watches & Warnings

Gale Watch
Issued: 3:34 PM CST Dec. 11, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Gale watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through Friday
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a
gale watch, which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through
Friday afternoon.

* Winds... 25 to 35 knots with gusts up to 45 knots offshore.

* Waves/seas... building to 6 to 8 feet nearshore Thursday night
and 9 to 13 feet offshore Thursday night.

.Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A gale watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased... but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.





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.

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Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature
Matagorda Bay Port O'Connor, TX 55.9 °F
USCG Freeport, TX 59.0 °F
Seadrift, TX 57.9 °F
Galveston Pier TX 59.0 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
FREEPORT, TX NM South of Freeport, TX 42019 73 °F 0.98 ft
GALVESTON,TX NM East of Galveston, TX 42035 60 °F
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CORPUS CHRISTI, TX 60NM SSE of Corpus Christi, TX 42020 73 °F 1.64 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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Sabine Pass, TX SRST2
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Tide Information

Date Time Tide Type Height
Christmas Bay, Texas:  
2018-12-11 02:43 PM CST Low Tide -0.05
2018-12-12 01:47 AM CST High Tide 0.71
2018-12-12 03:23 PM CST Low Tide -0.02
Freeport, DOW Barge Canal, Texas:  
2018-12-11 07:55 PM CST High Tide 1.70
2018-12-12 11:33 AM CST Low Tide 0.09
2018-12-12 08:32 PM CST High Tide 1.63
Port O'Connor, Matagorda Bay, Texas:  
2018-12-11 01:50 PM CST Low Tide -0.06
2018-12-12 01:21 AM CST High Tide 0.77
2018-12-12 02:31 PM CST Low Tide -0.05
USCG Freeport, Texas:  
2018-12-11 08:15 PM CST High Tide 1.75
2018-12-12 11:45 AM CST Low Tide 0.08
2018-12-12 08:52 PM CST High Tide 1.67