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GMZ200-300300-
859 AM CST Tue Nov 29 2022

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...

The Marine Dense Fog Advisory has been extended over the Bays,
Waterways and Nearshore Waters until noon today, though fog could
linger a bit longer. Isolated showers are possible today as a
warm front moves across the area. Fog is expected again tonight
ahead of a cold front. Small Craft Advisory conditions are
expected behind the cold front, with Gale Force conditions
possible. A Gale Watch remains in effect for Wednesday and
Wednesday night. Winds will become northeast and decrease to
advisory levels Wednesday night. A moderate northeast to east flow
can be expected by Thursday afternoon, then becoming weak to
moderate from the southeast Friday through Saturday. Sea fog will
be possible once again Thursday night, continuing through the
weekend. Isolated to scattered showers are possible Thursday
through Saturday.

GMZ236-237-300300-
Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays-
San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-
859 AM CST Tue Nov 29 2022

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds around 15 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to choppy. Patchy
fog early this morning. A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming northwest after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. Patchy fog in the evening, then
areas of fog after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
Patchy fog in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up
to 30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough. A
slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy. A chance
of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters
slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters slightly choppy.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters slightly choppy.GMZ236-237-300315-
Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays-
San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-
858 AM CST Tue Nov 29 2022

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds around 15 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to choppy. Patchy
fog early this morning. A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming northwest after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly
choppy to occasionally choppy. Patchy fog in the evening, then
areas of fog after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 30
knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough. Patchy
fog in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 20 knots with gusts up
to 30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough. A
slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy. A chance
of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters
slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters slightly choppy.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters slightly choppy.


GMZ231-232-300300-
Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-
859 AM CST Tue Nov 29 2022

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. Patchy fog early this morning.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming northwest after
midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. Patchy fog in the evening, then areas of fog after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
Patchy fog in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up
to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough. A
slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy. A
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters
slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters slightly choppy.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters
slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland
waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.GMZ231-232-300315-
Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-
858 AM CST Tue Nov 29 2022

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. Patchy fog early this morning.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming northwest after
midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. Patchy fog in the evening, then areas of fog after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 30
knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough. Patchy
fog in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 20 knots with gusts up
to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough. A
slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy. A
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters
slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters slightly choppy.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters
slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland
waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.


GMZ255-300300-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
859 AM CST Tue Nov 29 2022

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. Wave
Detail: southeast 5 feet at 6 seconds. Patchy fog early this
morning. A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming west 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up
to 6 feet. Wave Detail: south 5 feet at 6 seconds. Patchy fog in
the evening, then areas of fog after midnight. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to
35 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet,
building to 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet in the
afternoon. Wave Detail: north 5 feet at 4 seconds and east 2 feet
at 6 seconds, becoming northeast 6 feet at 7 seconds and north
2 feet at 6 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up
to 30 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet.
Wave Detail: northeast 6 feet at 7 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet. Wave
Detail: northeast 6 feet at 7 seconds and northeast 5 feet at
7 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming southeast
after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to
8 feet. Wave Detail: east 6 feet at 7 seconds. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet,
occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet,
occasionally seas around 5 feet. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.GMZ255-300315-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
858 AM CST Tue Nov 29 2022

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
Patchy fog early this morning. A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming west 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up
to 6 feet. Patchy fog in the evening, then areas of fog after
midnight. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to
35 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet,
building to 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet in the
afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up
to 30 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming southeast
after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to
8 feet. A chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet,
occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet,
occasionally seas around 5 feet. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.


GMZ250-300300-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
859 AM CST Tue Nov 29 2022

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. Wave
Detail: southeast 5 feet at 6 seconds. Patchy fog early this
morning.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up
to 6 feet. Wave Detail: southeast 5 feet at 6 seconds. Patchy fog
in the evening, then areas of fog after midnight. A slight chance
of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 25 to 30 knots, becoming northeast 20 to
25 knots in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas
up to 6 feet, building to 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to
10 feet in the afternoon. Wave Detail: north 4 feet at 4 seconds
and northeast 3 feet at 6 seconds, becoming northeast 7 feet at
7 seconds and north 2 feet at 6 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up
to 35 knots, diminishing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots after midnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet, occasionally seas up
to 11 feet. Wave Detail: northeast 7 feet at 7 seconds. A slight
chance of rain after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet. Wave
Detail: east 6 feet at 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers in
the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming southeast
after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to
8 feet. Wave Detail: northeast 6 feet at 7 seconds. A chance of
showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet,
occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to
4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet,
occasionally seas around 5 feet. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.GMZ250-300315-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
858 AM CST Tue Nov 29 2022

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
Patchy fog early this morning.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up
to 6 feet. Patchy fog in the evening, then areas of fog after
midnight. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 25 to 30 knots, becoming northeast 20 to
25 knots in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas
up to 6 feet, building to 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to
10 feet in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up
to 35 knots, diminishing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots after midnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet, occasionally seas up
to 11 feet. A slight chance of rain after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet. A
slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming southeast
after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to
8 feet. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet,
occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to
4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet,
occasionally seas around 5 feet. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.


GMZ270-275-300300-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-
859 AM CST Tue Nov 29 2022

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds around 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. Wave
Detail: south 5 feet at 6 seconds. Patchy fog early this morning.
A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up
to 6 feet. Wave Detail: south 5 feet at 6 seconds and northeast
2 feet at 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Areas of fog after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts up to
40 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet,
building to 6 to 9 feet, occasionally seas up to 11 feet in the
afternoon. Wave Detail: north 5 feet at 5 seconds and east 3 feet
at 6 seconds, becoming northeast 9 feet at 7 seconds and east
2 feet at 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the morning. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up
to 35 knots. Waves 7 to 10 feet, occasionally seas up to 13 feet.
Wave Detail: northeast 9 feet at 7 seconds.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots.
Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet. Wave Detail:
east 7 feet at 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the
morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 20 knots, becoming southeast
after midnight. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to
9 feet. Wave Detail: east 6 feet at 7 seconds and northeast
6 feet at 7 seconds. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet,
occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to
4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves around 4 feet,
occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 4 to
5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.GMZ270-275-300315-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-
858 AM CST Tue Nov 29 2022

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds around 15 to 20 knots with gusts up
to 25 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
Patchy fog early this morning. A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up
to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy
fog.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts up to
40 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet,
building to 6 to 9 feet, occasionally seas up to 11 feet in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up
to 35 knots. Waves 7 to 10 feet, occasionally seas up to 13 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots.
Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet. A slight
chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 20 knots, becoming southeast
after midnight. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to
9 feet. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet,
occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to
4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves around 4 feet,
occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 4 to
5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.