Live Weather Observations


Station FCGT2 - 8772447
USCG Freeport, TX

October 24, 2014 10:30 am CDT
Location: 28.943N 95.303W
Wind Direction: NNE (30°)
Wind Speed: 8.0 knots
Wind Gust: 11.1 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.17 in (1021.7 mb)
Air Temperature: 69.4°F (20.8°C)
Water Temperature: 74.5°F (23.6°C)


Coastal Marine Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 241536
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1036 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014
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.
GMZ300-250415-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1036 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL PERSIST THIS AFTERNOON AS HIGH
PRESSURE OVER THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY CONTINUES TO RIDGE INTO TEXAS.
AS SURFACE HIGH SLIDES SOUTH ON SATURDAY...EXPECT A LIGHT ONSHORE
FLOW TO DEVELOP. A STORM SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS
ON MONDAY WILL INCREASE WINDS BEGINNING SUNDAY AFTERNOON WITH A
MODERATE SOUTHERLY FLOW AND BUILDING SEAS FOR MONDAY INTO MONDAY
NIGHT. FOR TUESDAY...ANTICIPATE WINDS AND SEAS TO START FALLING AS
STORM SYSTEM DEPARTS THE REGION.
$$
GMZ330-335-250415-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1036 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014
.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. 
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. 
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 
$$
GMZ350-355-250415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1036 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014
.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...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. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
$$
GMZ370-375-250415-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1036 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014
.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. 
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
$$




Marine Weather Message

WHUS74 KHGX 221518
MWWHGX
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1018 AM CDT WED OCT 22 2014
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELED...
.A SLIGHTLY WEAKER PRESSURE GRADIENT IS IN PLACE AND SUSTAINED
WINDS HAVE FALLEN BELOW 20 KNOTS AND SEAS ARE CURRENTLY RUNNING 5
TO 6 FEET. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY PREVIOUSLY IN EFFECT HAS BEEN
REPLACED WITH A SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION.
GMZ370-375-221630-
/O.CAN.KHGX.SC.Y.0062.000000T0000Z-141023T0300Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1018 AM CDT WED OCT 22 2014
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS CANCELLED
THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY. 
A SLIGHTLY WEAKER PRESSURE GRADIENT IS IN PLACE AND SUSTAINED
WINDS HAVE FALLEN BELOW 20 KNOTS AND SEAS ARE CURRENTLY RUNNING 5
TO 6 FEET. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY PREVIOUSLY IN EFFECT HAS BEEN
REPLACED WITH A SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION.
$$


Offshore Marine Forecast

FZNT24 KNHC 241430
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014
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.
GMZ001-250300-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1030 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014
.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT STRETCHING ACROSS THE YUCATAN CHANNEL 
WILL MOVE SE OF THE AREA TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO 
FAR NW COASTAL WATERS LATE SAT...THEN SHIFT E ACROSS THE N GULF 
SUN AND SUN NIGHT. A STATIONARY RIDGE WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE 
NORTHERN GULF MON THROUGH TUE.
$$
GMZ011-250300-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1030 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014
.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN E SWELL. 
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN SE SWELL. 
$$
GMZ013-250300-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1030 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014
.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
$$
GMZ015-250300-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1030 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014
.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N AND 5 TO 
7 FT S OF 27N. 
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
$$
GMZ017-250300-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1030 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014
.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN E SWELL. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN E SWELL.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN E SWELL. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
$$
GMZ019-250300-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1030 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014
.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
$$
GMZ021-250300-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1030 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014
.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED 
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
$$
GMZ023-250300-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1030 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014
.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN NE SWELL. 
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
$$
GMZ025-250300-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1030 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014
.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN NE SWELL. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
$$
FORECASTER MUNDELL