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Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
927 PM EST Sun Dec 15 2019

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

GMZ017-161430-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
927 PM EST Sun Dec 15 2019

...GALE WARNING TUE...

.OVERNIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W of 96W, SE to S winds 10 kt, becoming NW to N
25 to 30 kt late. Elsewhere, SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6
to 8 ft. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.TUE...N winds 25 to 30 kt, except 30 to 35 kt S of 24N W of
95W. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
945 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

GMZ270-275-161145-
/O.CON.KCRP.SC.Y.0079.000000T0000Z-191216T1800Z/
/O.CON.KCRP.GL.A.0010.191217T0000Z-191217T1500Z/
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-
945 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, south winds around 20 knots
  with gusts up to 25 knots and seas 5 to 7 feet expected. For
  the Gale Watch, north winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts to 35
  knots and seas 7 to 10 feet possible.

* WHERE...Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60
  NM for the Small Craft Advisory. For the Gale Watch, this same
  area in addition to Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship
  Channel from 20 to 60 NM.

* WHEN...Small Craft Advisory until noon Monday. For the Gale
  Watch, from Monday evening through Tuesday morning.

* IMPACTS...Gale force winds and high seas will result in
  dangerous marine conditions which could result in capsized or
  damaged vessels.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible
hazardous conditions.  Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter
course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and seas.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
706 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

GMZ150-155-170-175-160915-
/O.CON.KBRO.SC.Y.0058.000000T0000Z-191216T1200Z/
/O.CON.KBRO.GL.A.0010.191217T0000Z-191217T1800Z/
Coastal waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield out 20 nm-
Waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande extending from 20 to
60 nm-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield extending from 20 to
60 nm-
706 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, seas 6 to 8 feet. For the
  Gale Watch, north winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt and
  seas 7 to 10 feet possible.

* WHERE...Waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande extending
  from 20 to 60 nm, Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port
  Mansfield out 20 nm, Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield
  extending from 20 to 60 nm and Coastal waters from Port
  Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 6 AM CST Monday.
  For the Gale Watch, from Monday evening through Tuesday
  morning.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Gradual improvement late tonight and into
  Monday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible
hazardous conditions.  Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter
course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and seas.

&&

$$

Mejia


Gale Watch


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
1000 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

...STRONG WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS EXPECTED THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.A moderate onshore flow will gradually weaken by early Monday as
winds veer to the southwest ahead of a strong cold front. On
Monday afternoon, a strong cold front will approach the region.
Strong offshore winds will develop in its wake, with gale
conditions possible Monday night into Tuesday.

GMZ350-355-161200-
/O.CON.KHGX.GL.A.0009.191217T0000Z-191217T1500Z/
Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-
1000 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...North winds 20 to 30 knots with higher gusts.

* WHERE...0 to 20 NM offshore from High Island to the Matagorda
  Ship Channel.

* WHEN...A Gale Warning is in effect Monday evening into Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Chaotic seas and rough navigation. Seas building to 5
  to 7 feet with isolated seas near 9 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible
hazardous conditions.  Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter
course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and seas.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
945 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

GMZ270-275-161145-
/O.CON.KCRP.SC.Y.0079.000000T0000Z-191216T1800Z/
/O.CON.KCRP.GL.A.0010.191217T0000Z-191217T1500Z/
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-
945 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, south winds around 20 knots
  with gusts up to 25 knots and seas 5 to 7 feet expected. For
  the Gale Watch, north winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts to 35
  knots and seas 7 to 10 feet possible.

* WHERE...Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60
  NM for the Small Craft Advisory. For the Gale Watch, this same
  area in addition to Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship
  Channel from 20 to 60 NM.

* WHEN...Small Craft Advisory until noon Monday. For the Gale
  Watch, from Monday evening through Tuesday morning.

* IMPACTS...Gale force winds and high seas will result in
  dangerous marine conditions which could result in capsized or
  damaged vessels.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible
hazardous conditions.  Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter
course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and seas.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
945 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

GMZ250-255-161145-
/O.CON.KCRP.GL.A.0010.191217T0000Z-191217T1500Z/
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
945 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...North winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knots and
  seas 5 to 8 feet possible.

* WHERE...Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship
  Channel out 20 NM.

* WHEN...From Monday evening through Tuesday morning.

* IMPACTS...Gale force winds and high seas will result in
  dangerous marine conditions which could result in capsized or
  damaged vessels.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible
hazardous conditions.  Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter
course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and seas.

&&

$$

TMT

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
706 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

GMZ130-132-135-160915-
/O.EXP.KBRO.SC.Y.0058.000000T0000Z-191216T0100Z/
/O.CON.KBRO.GL.A.0010.191217T0000Z-191217T1800Z/
Laguna Madre from the Port of Brownsville to the Arroyo Colorado-
Laguna Madre from the Arroyo Colorado To 5 NM north of Port
Mansfield TX-
Laguna Madre from 5 nm north of Port Mansfield to Baffin Bay TX-
706 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

Winds will continue to subside through the night. Therefore,
Small Craft Advisory conditions are no longer expected on the
Laguna Madre. However, small craft should exercise caution tonight
through Monday morning. A Gale Watch remains in effect Monday
evening through Tuesday morning.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
706 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

GMZ150-155-170-175-160915-
/O.CON.KBRO.SC.Y.0058.000000T0000Z-191216T1200Z/
/O.CON.KBRO.GL.A.0010.191217T0000Z-191217T1800Z/
Coastal waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield out 20 nm-
Waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande extending from 20 to
60 nm-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield extending from 20 to
60 nm-
706 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, seas 6 to 8 feet. For the
  Gale Watch, north winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt and
  seas 7 to 10 feet possible.

* WHERE...Waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande extending
  from 20 to 60 nm, Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port
  Mansfield out 20 nm, Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield
  extending from 20 to 60 nm and Coastal waters from Port
  Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 6 AM CST Monday.
  For the Gale Watch, from Monday evening through Tuesday
  morning.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Gradual improvement late tonight and into
  Monday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible
hazardous conditions.  Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter
course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and seas.

&&

$$

Mejia


Marine Weather Statement


Marine Weather Statement
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
1218 AM CST Mon Dec 16 2019

GMZ230-235-250-255-161500-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
1218 AM CST Mon Dec 16 2019

...AREAS OF FOG OVER THE BAYS AND NEAR SHORE WATERS BETWEEN
BAFFIN BAY AND PORT O`CONNOR THIS MORNING...

Areas of fog will linger over the bays and near shore waters
between Baffin Bay to Port O`Connor this morning. Visibility will
range generally from 2 to 3 nautical miles, but patchy dense fog
with visibility less than 1 mile may also occur. Affected
mariners are urged to prepare for rapidly changing visibilities.

$$

CB


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
709 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

GMZ130-132-135-150-155-170-175-162200-
Laguna Madre from the Port of Brownsville to the Arroyo Colorado-
Laguna Madre from the Arroyo Colorado To 5 NM north of Port
Mansfield TX-
Laguna Madre from 5 nm north of Port Mansfield to Baffin Bay TX-
Coastal waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield out 20 nm-
Waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande extending from 20 to
60 nm-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield extending from 20 to
60 nm-
709 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of The Gulf of
Mexico and The Laguna Madre.

.DAY ONE...Rest of Tonight

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the Gulf of Mexico waters
from 0 to 60 nautical miles offshore until 6 AM CST Monday.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

A Gale Watch is in effect for the Laguna Madre and Gulf of Mexico
waters from 0 to 60 nautical miles offshore from midnight Monday
until noon Tuesday.

Small Craft Advisories are possible along the Lower Texas Coast
from Monday through Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Skywarn spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
709 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

TXZ248>257-351-353-162200-
Zapata-Jim Hogg-Brooks-Inland Kenedy-Starr-Southern Hidalgo-
Inland Willacy-Inland Cameron-Coastal Willacy-Coastal Cameron-
Coastal Kenedy-Northern Hidalgo-
709 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Deep South
Texas.

.DAY ONE...Rest of Tonight

There is a Moderate Risk of rip currents at the beaches of South
Padre Island and at Boca Chica Beach.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

An elevated risk of rip currents is possible at the local beaches
Monday through Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Skywarn spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
604 AM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

TXZ229>234-239>247-342>347-442-443-447-161215-
La Salle-McMullen-Live Oak-Bee-Goliad-Victoria-Webb-Duval-
Jim Wells-Inland Kleberg-Inland Nueces-Inland San Patricio-
Coastal Aransas-Inland Refugio-Inland Calhoun-Coastal Kleberg-
Coastal Nueces-Coastal San Patricio-Aransas Islands-
Coastal Refugio-Coastal Calhoun-Kleberg Islands-Nueces Islands-
Calhoun Islands-
604 AM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Locally dense fog is possible early this morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Temperatures may reach freezing across the northern Brush Country
Tuesday and Wednesday nights.


$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
604 AM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

GMZ230-235-250-255-270-275-161215-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-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-
604 AM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

This hazardous weather outlook is for the Middle Texas
Coastal Waters.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect through early this evening for
bays, waterways and the adjacent nearshore waters from Port
Aransas to Baffin Bay, and in effect through Monday morning for
the open Gulf waters.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Some thunderstorms are possible Monday afternoon over the open
Gulf waters.

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect through Monday morning for
strong onshore flow.

A Gale Watch is in effect from Monday evening through Tuesday
morning for the gulf waters for frequent gusts to gale force in wake
of a cold front. Small Craft Advisory conditions will likely resume
Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning.


$$

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