Live Weather Observations


Station FCGT2 - 8772447
USCG Freeport, TX

July 31, 2015 7:48 am CDT
Location: 28.943N 95.302W
Wind Speed: 1.9 knots
Wind Gust: 6.0 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.02 in (1016.6 mb)
Air Temperature: 82.2°F (27.9°C)
Water Temperature: 84.0°F (28.9°C)


Coastal Marine Forecast

FZUS54 KHGX 310904
CWFHGX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
404 AM CDT FRI JUL 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.

GMZ300-312145-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
404 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
VARIABLE WINDS WILL PREVAIL THIS MORNING AS A WEAK PRESSURE
GRADIENT DEVELOPS IN THE WAKE OF THE EARLIER STORMS. A WEAK DRY
COLD FRONT SHOULD PUSH OUT INTO THE GULF TONIGHT WITH AN OFFSHORE
FLOW BUT BY LATE SUNDAY THE FLOW BECOMES ONSHORE. SOUTHERLY FLOW
SHOULD PREVAIL MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. 

$$

GMZ335-312145-
GALVESTON BAY-
404 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. 
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. 
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ330-312145-
MATAGORDA BAY-
404 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. 
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. 

$$

GMZ350-355-312145-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
404 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. 
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 

$$

GMZ370-375-312145-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
404 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 

$$




Marine Weather Message

WHUS74 KHGX 181457
MWWHGX

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
957 AM CDT THU JUN 18 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

.WINDS AND SEAS ARE BEGINNING TO RELAX ACROSS THE MARINE AREAS
THIS MORNING... AND THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO
EXPIRE.

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-181600-
/O.EXP.KHGX.SC.Y.0039.000000T0000Z-150618T1500Z/
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-
957 AM CDT THU JUN 18 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

WINDS AND SEAS HAVE FALLEN BELOW SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS
THIS MORNING AND THE ADVISORY WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT 10 AM
CDT THIS MORNING.

$$


Offshore Marine Forecast

FZNT24 KNHC 310857
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 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.

GMZ001-312100-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDING FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE 
TO NEAR 28N91W IS FORECAST TO SINK SOUTHWARD INTO THE CENTRAL
WATERS TODAY...THEN WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY ON SAT AND LIFT
NORTHWARD ON SUN. A TROUGH WILL DEVELOP EACH NIGHT OVER THE
YUCATAN PENINSULA AND MOVE NW DURING LATE NIGHT THROUGH EARLY
MORNING HOURS BEFORE DISSIPATING OVER THE SW GULF DURING LATE
MORNING HOURS. A WEAK RIDGE DOMINATES THE REMAINDER OF THE GULF
AND IS EXPECTED TO BUILD BACK ACROSS THE AREA BY EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ011-312100-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N LATE. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 

$$

GMZ013-312100-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...W OF 90W...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS W OF 90W...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 

$$

GMZ015-312100-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S OF 27N...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW
5 TO 10 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 

$$

GMZ017-312100-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE. SEAS 2
FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ019-312100-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

$$

GMZ021-312100-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TONIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S 
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 

$$

GMZ023-312100-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

$$

GMZ025-312100-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

FORECASTER GR