Marine Weather for GM 255

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 9:01 am CST on December 15, 2019
Small craft should exercise caution today
Gale watch in effect from Monday evening through Tuesday morning
Coastal Waters From Port Aransas To Matagorda Ship Channel Out
20 Nm-
Rest Of Today
South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
Tonight
South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
Monday
South wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Monday Night
North wind 25 to 30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet building to 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet after midnight.
Tuesday
North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet.
Tuesday Night
North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
Wednesday
Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
Wednesday Night
East wind around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Thursday
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet.
Thursday Night
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots shifting south after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.

Watches & Warnings

Gale Watch
Issued: 9:09 AM CST Dec. 15, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Gale watch remains in effect from Monday evening through
Tuesday morning...

* what... north winds 20 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.



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909 am CST sun Dec 15 2019

... Gale watch remains in effect from Monday evening through
Tuesday morning...

* what... north winds 20 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.



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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.

Marine & Boating Location Search

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Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature
Port Aransas, TX 66.0 °F
Seadrift, TX 66.9 °F
Matagorda Bay Port O'Connor, TX 66.9 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX 60NM SSE of Corpus Christi, TX 42020 74 °F
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FREEPORT, TX NM South of Freeport, TX 42019 74 °F
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C-MAN Station Information

Place ID Water Temp Wave Height
Port Aransas, TX PTAT2 65 °F
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Tide Information

Date Time Tide Type Height
Copano Bay State Fishing Pier, Texas:  
2019-12-15 04:31 PM CST Low Tide -0.28
2019-12-16 06:03 AM CST High Tide 0.08
2019-12-16 05:17 PM CST Low Tide -0.26
Port Aransas (H. Caldwell Pier), Texas:  
2019-12-15 07:57 PM CST High Tide 1.82
2019-12-16 11:18 AM CST Low Tide -0.63
2019-12-16 08:35 PM CST High Tide 1.67
Port Aransas, Texas:  
2019-12-15 08:36 PM CST High Tide 0.92
2019-12-15 10:11 PM CST Low Tide 0.92
2019-12-16 12:11 AM CST High Tide 0.93
2019-12-16 11:21 AM CST Low Tide -0.26
2019-12-16 08:57 PM CST High Tide 0.86
2019-12-16 11:34 PM CST Low Tide 0.84
2019-12-17 12:33 AM CST High Tide 0.84
Port Ingleside, Corpus Christi Bay, Texas:  
2019-12-15 03:05 PM CST Low Tide -0.28
2019-12-16 04:00 AM CST High Tide 0.52
2019-12-16 03:58 PM CST Low Tide -0.24
Port O'Connor, Matagorda Bay, Texas:  
2019-12-15 01:41 PM CST Low Tide -0.25
2019-12-16 01:44 AM CST High Tide 0.77
2019-12-16 02:29 PM CST Low Tide -0.22
Rockport, Aransas Bay, Texas:  
2019-12-15 03:05 PM CST Low Tide -0.13
2019-12-16 04:32 AM CST High Tide 0.27
2019-12-16 03:49 PM CST Low Tide -0.13

Currents Information

Date Time Current Type Speed
Aransas Pass, Texas Current (15d):  
2019-12-15 02:48 PM CST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-15 07:36 PM CST Max Flood 2.29 knots
2019-12-16 03:13 AM CST Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2019-12-16 10:22 AM CST Max Ebb -2.86 knots
2019-12-16 03:37 PM CST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-16 08:19 PM CST Max Flood 2.09 knots
Aransas Pass, Texas Current (35d):  
2019-12-15 02:48 PM CST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-15 07:36 PM CST Max Flood 2.08 knots
2019-12-16 03:13 AM CST Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2019-12-16 10:22 AM CST Max Ebb -1.90 knots
2019-12-16 03:37 PM CST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-16 08:19 PM CST Max Flood 1.90 knots
Aransas Pass, Texas Current (50d):  
2019-12-15 02:48 PM CST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-15 07:36 PM CST Max Flood 1.87 knots
2019-12-16 03:13 AM CST Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2019-12-16 10:22 AM CST Max Ebb -1.52 knots
2019-12-16 03:37 PM CST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-16 08:19 PM CST Max Flood 1.71 knots
Port Ingleside, Texas Current (5d):  
2019-12-15 03:12 PM CST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-15 09:24 PM CST Max Flood 1.46 knots
2019-12-16 05:24 AM CST Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2019-12-16 11:31 AM CST Max Ebb -0.95 knots
2019-12-16 04:01 PM CST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-16 10:07 PM CST Max Flood 1.33 knots