Live Weather Observations


Station FCGT2 - 8772447
USCG Freeport, TX

July 24, 2014 1:48 pm CDT
Location: 28.943N 95.303W
Wind Direction: N (10°)
Wind Speed: 7.0 knots
Wind Gust: 11.1 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.03 in (1017.1 mb)
Air Temperature: 83.5°F (28.6°C)
Water Temperature: 86.0°F (30.0°C)


Coastal Marine Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 241441
CWFHGX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
941 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014
UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
GMZ300-250315-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
941 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
THE NORTHWEST GULF WILL REMAIN UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF A SURFACE HIGH
PRESSURE THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. A WEAK PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL
ALLOW FOR AN OFFSHORE LAND BREEZE EACH MORNING...AND AN ONSHORE SEA
BREEZE IN THE AFTERNOON. ONSHORE WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS WEEKEND...
BUT SEAS SHOULD REMAIN IN THE 2 TO 3 FOOT RANGE.
$$
GMZ330-335-250315-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
941 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014
.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY
IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
$$
GMZ350-355-250315-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
941 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014
.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. 
$$
GMZ370-375-250315-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
941 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014
.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. 
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
$$




Marine Weather Message

WHUS74 KHGX 292024
MWWHGX
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
324 PM CDT SUN JUN 29 2014
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...
.WINDS AND SEAS HAVE FALLEN BELOW CRITERIA THIS AFTERNOON. SMALL
CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT WITH WINDS DROPPING TO
AROUND 15 TO 20 KNOTS AND SEAS AROUND 5 TO 6 FEET. WINDS AND SEAS
SHOULD CONTINUE TO DECREASE.
GMZ370-375-292130-
/O.CAN.KHGX.SC.Y.0055.000000T0000Z-140629T2100Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
324 PM CDT SUN JUN 29 2014
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS CANCELLED
THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY. 
SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT WITH WINDS DROPPING
TO AROUND 15 TO 20 KNOTS AND SEAS AROUND 5 TO 6 FEET. WINDS AND
SEAS SHOULD CONTINUE TO DECREASE.
$$


Offshore Marine Forecast

FZNT24 KNHC 241441
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1041 AM EDT THU JUL 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.
GMZ001-250245-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1041 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014
.SYNOPSIS...AN E TO W RIDGE EXTENDS FROM TAMPA BAY TO THE NE TX
COAST. THE RIDGE WILL SHIFT TO A POSITION FROM SW FLORIDA TO THE
TEXAS COASTAL BEND TONIGHT...THEN MEANDER THROUGH MON NIGHT. A
HIGH PRES CENTER IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG THE RIDGE EACH
LATE AND DISSIPATE DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. 
$$
GMZ011-250245-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1041 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
$$
GMZ013-250245-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1041 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. 
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
 SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
$$
GMZ015-250245-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1041 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014
.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
$$
GMZ017-250245-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1041 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014
.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
$$
GMZ019-250245-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1041 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014
.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
$$
GMZ021-250245-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1041 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
$$
GMZ023-250245-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1041 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014
.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
$$
GMZ025-250245-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1041 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014
.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS W PART. 
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
$$
FORECASTER NELSON