Live Weather Observations


Station FCGT2 - 8772447
USCG Freeport, TX

March 31, 2015 5:42 am CDT
Location: 28.943N 95.302W
Wind Speed: 5.1 knots
Wind Gust: 7.0 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.06 in (1018.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 67.5°F (19.7°C)
Water Temperature: 64.4°F (18.0°C)


Coastal Marine Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 310803
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
303 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015
UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.
GMZ300-312030-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
303 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTH WINDS WILL PERSIST FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE
WEEK. THE AREA COULD SEE SLIGHTLY HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS LATE TONIGHT
AND TOMORROW AS A STORM SYSTEM MOVES EASTWARD ACROSS THE AREA. THE
NEXT COLD FRONT IS STILL ON SCHEDULE TO RACE OFF THE COAST AND THROUGH
THE COASTAL WATERS LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING
WITH MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS IN ITS WAKE.
CAUTION AND ADVISORY FLAGS WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED BEHIND THE FRONT.
WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN LATE SATURDAY AND ON INTO SUNDAY
AND BECOME MORE EAST AND SOUTHEAST...AND THIS LIGHT TO MODERATE 
ONSHORE FLOW WILL BE IN THE FORECAST FOR THE START OF NEXT WEEK.
$$
GMZ330-335-312030-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
303 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
$$
GMZ350-355-312030-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
303 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 25
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
$$
GMZ370-375-312030-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
303 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015
.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 3 FEET. 
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 25
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
$$




Marine Weather Message

WHUS74 KHGX 271009
MWWHGX
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
509 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR OFFSHORE WATERS HAS EXPIRED...
.NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY SUBSIDE TODAY
OFFSHORE.
GMZ350-355-370-375-271115-
/O.EXP.KHGX.SC.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-150327T1000Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
509 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH MID-MORNING...
NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KNOTS WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING WITH
3 TO 6 FOOT SEAS. WINDS WILL BECOME WESTERLY AND SUBSIDE TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.
$$


Offshore Marine Forecast

FZNT24 KNHC 310831
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
431 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015
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.
GMZ001-312045-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
431 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015
.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES WILL PREVAIL OVER THE NORTHERN WATERS
THROUGH FRIDAY. A WEAK TROUGH WILL FORM OFF THE NW YUCATAN
PENINSULA EACH EVENING BEFORE DISSIPATING OVER THE SW GULF DURING
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS EACH NIGHT THROUGH THE PERIOD. COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN GULF ON SAT...STALLING ALONG 26N BY SAT
NIGHT.
$$
GMZ011-312045-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
431 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015
.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
$$
GMZ013-312045-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
431 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
$$
GMZ015-312045-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
431 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015
.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
$$
GMZ017-312045-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
431 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015
.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
$$
GMZ019-312045-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
431 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015
.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
$$
GMZ021-312045-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
431 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015
.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
$$
GMZ023-312045-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
431 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015
.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
$$
GMZ025-312045-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
431 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015
.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 3 FT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE. 
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN 60 NM
OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE. 
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
$$
FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN