A strong cold front will move into the Gulf of Mexico after midnight tonight. Winds will increase rapidly and with strong pressure rises, gusts in excess of gale force are expected before sunrise Sunday. Sustained northwest winds over most of the Gulf of Mexico will be 30 to 40 knots, with gusts around 50 knots possible. For the bays and waterways, expect winds of 25 to 30 knots and frequent gusts up to 40 knots. As a result, a Gale Warning is in effect for the entire Middle Texas Coastal Waters.