Wednesday, March29, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Danbury, TX

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Sunrise 7:12AMSunset 7:40PM Wednesday March 29, 2017 6:06 PM CDT (23:06 UTC) Moonrise 7:30AMMoonset 8:34PM Illumination 6% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 2 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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GMZ355 Coastal Waters From High Island To Freeport Out 20 Nm- 308 Pm Cdt Wed Mar 29 2017
.small craft advisory in effect until midnight cdt tonight...
.tornado watch 98 in effect until 9 pm cdt this evening...
Tonight..South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and Thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms after midnight.
Thursday..Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Thursday night..West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Friday..South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Friday night..Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Saturday..Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Saturday night..Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Sunday..South winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Sunday night..Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Monday..West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Monday night..Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
GMZ300 Synopsis For High Island To The Matagorda Ship Channel Out 60 Nautical Miles Including Galveston And Matagorda Bays 308 Pm Cdt Wed Mar 29 2017
Synopsis for high island to matagorda ship channel out 60 nm.. Moderate to strong south winds and rough seas should gradually decrease tonight. Seas will be slow to decrease due to the long southerly fetch. Conditions will improve further Thursday as a pacific cold front pushes off the coast. Moderate offshore winds are expected Thursday into Friday but south winds will be returning to the area over the weekend.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Danbury, TX
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Area Discussion for - Houston/Galveston, TX
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area forecast discussion
national weather service houston/galveston tx
403 pm cdt Wed mar 29 2017

Discussion
Strong thunderstorms continue to move east of the houston metro
this afternoon, but have left anywhere from 1 to over 3 inches of
rain and multiple reports of damage in their wake. This storm,
and associated storms stretching from polk county southwest to
near freeport. These storms will continue to translate east of the
region over the next few hours, clearing the region by 7 to 9 pm
cdt.

Afternoon water vapor imagery shows the compact upper level storm
system responsible for today's severe weather churning over
oklahoma, with another strong disturbance located farther up
stream off the pacific northwest coast. An upper trough axis
associated with the southern plains low will swing across texas
tonight, aiding the southeastward progress of a cold front
analyzed across west central texas this afternoon. Drying and
stabilization in the wake of today's storms should make the
frontal passage across the region a dry one, with Thursday morning
lows in the mid 50s to mid 60s about 10 degrees cooler than what
was observed this morning.

Westerly flow and shortwave ridging building across the region on
Thursday and Friday will allow for dry conditions to persist into
the beginning of the weekend, with temperatures dramatically
warming into the mid to possibly upper 80s by Friday and Saturday.

As the pacific northwest system drops across the four corners and
reaches the high plains on Saturday, low rain chances will return
to the region on Saturday as moisture returns to the region
(possibly along a developing sea breeze).

Increasing lift ahead of the approaching upper low will result in
periods of showers and thunderstorms spreading across the region
Sunday night, with the development of numerous showers and
thunderstorms possible Sunday and Sunday night as the main energy
from the upper low reaches the region. Given the upper pattern
across the region, both severe weather and heavy rain appear
possible per cips analog threat guidance on Sunday. Dry and warm
conditions are expected in the wake of Sunday's system into the
middle of next week.

Huffman

Marine
Carrying small craft advisories into this evening due to the
moderate to strong south winds feeding into area storms and
also the elevated seas. Lighter winds can be expected overnight
ahead of a cold front that will move off the coast before
sunrise. Northwest winds behind the front will quickly return
to the south on Friday and increase through the weekend. Caution
and/or advisory flags might be needed over the weekend. Another
pacific front pushes through early Monday which will shift
winds again. 42

Preliminary point temps/pops
College station (cll) 55 78 56 87 63 / 10 10 0 10 10
houston (iah) 60 78 57 86 65 / 30 10 0 10 10
galveston (gls) 65 75 66 79 71 / 40 10 0 10 10

Hgx watches/warnings/advisories
Tx... None.

Gm... Small craft should exercise caution until midnight cdt tonight
for the following zones: coastal waters from freeport to
the matagorda ship channel out 20 nm.

Small craft advisory until midnight cdt tonight for the
following zones: coastal waters from high island to
freeport out 20 nm... Galveston bay... Waters from freeport
to the matagorda ship channel from 20 to 60 nm... Waters
from high island to freeport from 20 to 60 nm.

Discussion... 14
aviation/marine... 42


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
LUIT2 7 mi49 min S 8.9 G 12 76°F
FCGT2 - 8772447 - USCG Freeport, TX 16 mi49 min S 8.9 G 13 75°F 75°F1006.8 hPa
GRRT2 19 mi49 min S 14 G 17 74°F 76°F1006.8 hPa
GTOT2 24 mi49 min 74°F 74°F
EPTT2 - 8771013 - Eagle Point, TX 27 mi49 min S 14 G 18
GNJT2 - 8771341 - Galveston Bay (North Jetty), TX 29 mi49 min SSE 22 G 27
SGNT2 35 mi49 min SSW 8 G 8.9 76°F 76°F1006.1 hPa
KXIH 36 mi32 min SSW 17 75°F 72°F
MGPT2 - 8770613 - Morgans Point, TX 38 mi49 min S 5.1 G 7 73°F 75°F1006.9 hPa
NCHT2 - 8770777 - Manchester, TX 39 mi49 min ENE 2.9 G 6 76°F 74°F1006.8 hPa
LYBT2 42 mi49 min SSE 4.1 G 6 73°F 74°F1006 hPa
42035 - GALVESTON 22NM East of Galveston, TX 42 mi77 min SSE 19 G 23 73°F 72°F7 ft1006.2 hPa (-2.0)70°F
RLOT2 - 8770971 - Rollover Pass, TX 44 mi49 min S 17 G 21 73°F 76°F1006.4 hPa
EMAT2 49 mi49 min SW 8 G 8.9

Wind History for USCG Freeport, TX
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Angleton / Lake Jackson, Brazoria County Airport, TX15 mi74 minSW 710.00 miA Few Clouds82°F72°F72%1006 hPa
Galveston, Scholes Field, TX19 mi75 minSSE 183.00 miLight Rain Fog/Mist and Breezy75°F73°F94%1006.6 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Alligator Point, West Bay, Texas
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Alligator Point
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Wed -- 01:47 AM CDT     0.17 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 07:13 AM CDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 08:29 AM CDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 08:55 AM CDT     0.94 feet High Tide
Wed -- 02:41 PM CDT     0.42 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 07:37 PM CDT     Sunset
Wed -- 08:16 PM CDT     0.75 feet High Tide
Wed -- 09:33 PM CDT     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Christmas Point, Christmas Bay, Texas
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Christmas Point
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Wed -- 01:46 AM CDT     0.13 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 07:13 AM CDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 08:29 AM CDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 08:43 AM CDT     0.90 feet High Tide
Wed -- 02:30 PM CDT     0.36 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 07:37 PM CDT     Sunset
Wed -- 08:12 PM CDT     0.74 feet High Tide
Wed -- 09:33 PM CDT     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Houston/Galveston, TX (19,4,5,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Houston/Galveston, TX
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