Marine Weather for GM 330

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 9:47 am CST on December 15, 2019
Small Craft Advisory in effect from Monday evening through Tuesday morning
Small craft should exercise caution
Matagorda Bay-
Rest Of Today
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.
Tonight
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A chance of showers.
Monday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers with isolated thunderstorms.
Monday Night
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Bay waters rough.
Tuesday
North winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters rough becoming choppy in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Wednesday
North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Thursday
East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming around 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to slightly choppy in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.

Watches & Warnings

Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 4:28 AM CST Dec. 15, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory in effect from 6 PM Monday to 9 am CST
Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a
Small Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 6 PM Monday to 9 am
CST Tuesday.

* Winds... 20 to 25 knots with occasional gusts to 35 knots.

* Waves/seas... Rough Bay conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.





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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
Matagorda Bay Port O'Connor, TX 66.9 °F
Seadrift, TX 66.9 °F
USCG Freeport, TX 64.0 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
FREEPORT, TX NM South of Freeport, TX 42019 74 °F
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GALVESTON,TX NM East of Galveston, TX 42035
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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
Port Lavaca, Lavaca Causeway, Matagorda Bay, Texas:  
2019-12-15 04:47 PM CST Low Tide -0.49
2019-12-16 03:43 AM CST High Tide 0.75
2019-12-16 05:42 PM CST Low Tide -0.42
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
Seadrift, San Antonio Bay, Texas:  
2019-12-15 09:28 PM CST Low Tide -0.10
2019-12-16 11:27 AM CST High Tide 0.06
2019-12-16 10:57 PM CST Low Tide -0.11