Marine Weather for GM 375

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 10:49 am CST on December 12, 2018
Gale watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon
Small craft should exercise caution today
Waters From High Island To Freeport Tx From 20 To 60 Nm-
Rest Of Today
South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers late in the afternoon.
Tonight
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Thursday
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 20 to 30 knots with gusts to around 45 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet building to 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet in the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely early in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the morning. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
West winds 25 to 35 knots becoming around 30 knots after midnight. Seas 9 to 12 feet with occasional seas up to 15 feet. A slight chance of showers.
Friday
Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts to around 45 knots. Seas 8 to 11 feet with occasional seas up to 14 feet.
Friday Night
Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 40 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet after midnight.
Saturday
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Saturday Night
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Sunday
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Sunday Night
North winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot.

Watches & Warnings

Small Craft Advisory, Gale Warning
Issued: 10:40 PM CST Dec. 12, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory in effect until 2 PM CST Thursday...

... Gale Warning remains in effect from 2 PM Thursday to 3 PM CST
Friday...

The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a
Small Craft Advisory, which is in effect until 2 PM CST Thursday.

* Winds... west winds of 25 to 35 knots with gusts up to 45 knots
across the far offshore waters. Occasional gusts may approach
storm force of near 50 knots.

* Waves/seas... building to 9 to 13 feet Thursday night.


.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.






Marine Weather

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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
Galveston Pier TX 62.1 °F
USCG Freeport, TX 61.0 °F
Galveston Bay (North Jetty), TX 60.1 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
GALVESTON,TX NM East of Galveston, TX 42035 60 °F
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FREEPORT, TX NM South of Freeport, TX 42019 72 °F
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C-MAN Station Information

Place ID Water Temp Wave Height
Sabine Pass, TX SRST2
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