Live Weather Observations


Station FCGT2 - 8772447
USCG Freeport, TX

October 31, 2014 7:00 am CDT
Location: 28.943N 95.303W
Wind Direction: N (10°)
Wind Speed: 7.0 knots
Wind Gust: 8.0 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.12 in (1020.0 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.03 in (+0.9 mb)
Air Temperature: 64.2°F (17.9°C)
Water Temperature: 75.9°F (24.4°C)


Coastal Marine Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 310928
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
428 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 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.
GMZ300-312215-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
428 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL PUSH OFF THE COAST THIS MORNING WITH
OFFSHORE WINDS INCREASING IN ITS WAKE. A SCEC HAS BEEN ISSUED THIS
MORNING AND AN ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THIS AFTERNOON INTO
EVENING FOR ALL WATERS. ONSHORE WINDS WILL RETURN SUNDAY AND
PERSIST THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK. ADVISORIES MAY BE
NEEDED LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY AS SOUTHEAST WINDS INCREASE CLOSE
TO 20 KNOTS.
$$
GMZ330-335-312215-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
428 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. 
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. 
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
$$
GMZ350-355-312215-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
428 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 5 FEET. 
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 5 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
$$
GMZ370-375-312215-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
428 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
$$




Marine Weather Message

WHUS74 KHGX 310915
MWWHGX
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
415 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ALL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON...
.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST THIS AFTERNOON
ALLOWING OFFSHORE WINDS TO DEVELOP IN ITS WAKE.
GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-311715-
/O.NEW.KHGX.SC.Y.0063.141031T2100Z-141101T0600Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
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-
415 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
1 AM CDT SATURDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 1 AM CDT SATURDAY. 
* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.
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.
&&
$$


Offshore Marine Forecast

FZNT24 KNHC 310924
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 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.
GMZ001-312130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014
.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT FROM NEAR TAMPA BAY FLORIDA TO THE
CENTRAL GULF NEAR 24N92W WILL REACH THE SE AND S CENTRAL GULF
FRI...MOVING SE OF THE BASIN EARLY SAT. A STRONGER COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE N CENTRAL AND NE GULF ON FRI LATE RACING SE OF
THE AREA BY SAT NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE
GULF WATERS WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT THROUGH TUE WITH SE RETURN FLOW
SETTING UP ACROSS THE NW GULF WATERS SAT NIGHT SPREADING E ACROSS
THE ENTIRE GULF BY SUN. THE NEXT COLD FRONT MAY ENTER THE FAR NW
PORTION TUE NIGHT.
$$
GMZ011-312130-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014
.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
$$
GMZ013-312130-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014
.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT 
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT LATE.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
$$
GMZ015-312130-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014
.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N OF 27N...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KT LATE. S OF 27N...NW TO N WINDS 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN N SWELL. 
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
$$
GMZ017-312130-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014
.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
$$
GMZ019-312130-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014
.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
$$
GMZ021-312130-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014
.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FT LATE. 
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
$$
GMZ023-312130-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014
.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
$$
GMZ025-312130-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014
.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
$$
FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN