Port Aransas, TX Marine Weather and Tide Forecast
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Marine Weather and Tide Forecast for Port Aransas, TX

June 15, 2024 2:53 AM CDT (07:53 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 6:31 AM   Sunset 8:28 PM
Moonrise 1:48 PM   Moonset 1:12 AM 
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GMZ232 Expires:202406151930;;042831 Fzus54 Kcrp 150657 Cwfcrp
coastal waters forecast for texas national weather service corpus christi tx 157 am cdt Sat jun 15 2024
middle texas coastal waters from baffin bay to matagorda ship channel out to 60 nautical miles. Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest 1/3 of the waves - .along with occasional height of the average highest 10 percent of the waves.
gmz231-232-151930- baffin bay and upper laguna madre-corpus christi and nueces bays- 157 am cdt Sat jun 15 2024

Today - Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots this afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

Tonight - Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

Sunday - Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of Thunderstorms. A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.

Sunday night - Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers with a slight chance of Thunderstorms after midnight.

Monday - Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and Thunderstorms.

Monday night - Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and Thunderstorms after midnight.

Tuesday - Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming east 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy. A chance of Thunderstorms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.

Tuesday night - East winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy. A chance of Thunderstorms. A chance of showers.

Wednesday - East winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy. A chance of Thunderstorms. Showers.

Wednesday night - East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy. A chance of Thunderstorms. Showers likely in the evening, then showers after midnight.
winds and waves higher in and near Thunderstorms.

GMZ200 157 Am Cdt Sat Jun 15 2024

Synopsis for the middle texas coastal waters -
weak to moderate onshore flow will continue through the weekend. Moderate to strong onshore flow develops Monday into Tuesday and continues throughout the upcoming week. The potential development of a tropical disturbance in the bay of campeche could increase winds to over 20 knots and wave heights up to 8-10 feet. This could lead to small craft advisory issuance. The national hurricane center has given this disturbance a medium 50% chance of tropical cyclone development in the next 7 days. Rain chances are set to increase with this area of disturbed weather to 50-80%.


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Area Discussion for - Corpus Christi, TX
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FXUS64 KCRP 150717 AFDCRP

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX 217 AM CDT Sat Jun 15 2024

New SHORT TERM, LONG TERM, MARINE

SHORT TERM
(Today through Sunday)
Issued at 202 AM CDT Sat Jun 15 2024

The mid-level ridge across the southern U.S will begin to break down this afternoon as a trough moves into the Central Plains.
Winds will increase from weak to moderate today. Moisture will begin a slow return to the area Sunday over the offshore waters, which could lead to a low chance of showers and thunderstorms over the waters.

Temperatures will continue to be in the low 90s along the coast to around 100 over the Brush Country. Moisture will still generally remain limited over the offshore waters, keeping our heat index values below 110 for most of the area. That being said, there is still the chance that some isolated locations could reach heat advisory criteria.



LONG TERM
(Sunday night through next Friday)
Issued at 202 AM CDT Sat Jun 15 2024

Key Messages: - Monitoring the Southwestern Gulf of Mexico for potential tropical development.

- Increasing moisture leading to higher rain chances next week.

The long-term forecast begins with a surface low developing over the Rockies, which will deepen as an upper trough moves over the Northwestern CONUS. This, combined with surface high pressure and mid-level ridging over the Southeastern CONUS, will increase the pressure gradient, enhancing onshore flow and bringing rich Gulf moisture (PWATS around 2.00-2.80 inches) into South Texas.
Additionally, the National Hurricane Center is monitoring the Bay of Campeche for potential tropical development this weekend or early next week, with a 50% chance of development over the next seven days. Models consistently indicate the formation of a system that is likely to move north and westward into Mexico. This system is expected to further tighten the pressure gradient, increasing winds along the Middle Texas Coast and heightening the heavy rainfall threat for mid to late next week.

As a result, the Weather Prediction Center has a Marginal (level 1 of 4) Risk of excessive rainfall for Tuesday across much of the Coastal Bend and a Slight (level 2 of 4) Risk of excessive rainfall for Wednesday across much of the Coastal Plains. Any storms that form during this time may move slowly and have the potential to produce heavy localized rainfall. While there continues to be model spread regarding rainfall totals across the region, the NBM along with the global ensemble models continue to hint of values between 1.75-3.50 inches in the areas covered by the WPC Excessive Rainfall Outlooks.

In addition to the potential of heavy rainfall, the region can anticipate stronger east to southeast winds, leading to larger swells, elevated tides, coastal flooding, and a higher risk of rip currents. However, this forecast is subject to change as we are still days out.

As moisture increases next week, heat indices are expected to reach 105-110 degrees for Monday and Tuesday, with a slight chance of heat advisory conditions. However, due to cloud cover and chances for showers and thunderstorms, temperatures will become a bit more temperate Wednesday through Saturday, with highs in the upper 80s to mid 90s and lows in the mid to upper 70s.

AVIATION
(06Z TAFS)
Issued at 1030 PM CDT Fri Jun 14 2024

VFR conditions are currently in place across all terminals. East- southeasterly winds have picked up a bit over the last few hours with occasional gusts around 20 knots. Winds will gradually become weak this evening. Brief MVFR conditions are possible at ALI/COT/VCT Saturday morning. Wind gusts around 20 knots will be possible through the afternoon before weakening shortly after 00Z.

MARINE
Issued at 202 AM CDT Sat Jun 15 2024

Weak to moderate onshore flow will continue through the weekend.
Moderate to strong onshore flow develops Monday into Tuesday and continues throughout the upcoming week. The potential development of a tropical disturbance in the Bay of Campeche could increase winds to over 20 knots and wave heights up to 8-10 feet. This could lead to Small Craft Advisory issuance. The National Hurricane Center has given this disturbance a medium 50% chance of tropical cyclone development in the next 7 days. Rain chances are set to increase with this area of disturbed weather to 50-80%.

PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS
Corpus Christi 94 78 95 79 / 10 0 20 10 Victoria 95 74 95 76 / 10 0 20 10 Laredo 101 78 103 78 / 0 0 0 0 Alice 97 76 98 76 / 10 0 10 10 Rockport 94 82 95 81 / 10 10 20 30 Cotulla 103 77 103 79 / 0 0 0 0 Kingsville 96 77 97 78 / 10 0 20 10 Navy Corpus 92 83 89 83 / 10 10 30 30

CRP WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
TX...None.
GM...None.




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind AirWater WavesinHgDewPt
HIVT2 0 mi59 min 86°F 29.87
RTAT2 - 8775237 - Port Aransas, TX 0 mi59 minE 7G9.9 85°F 89°F29.88
PTAT2 - Port Aransas, TX 1 mi53 minESE 14G15 85°F
UTVT2 1 mi59 min 86°F 29.84
ANPT2 2 mi59 minE 12G14 86°F 89°F29.86
MHBT2 7 mi59 minESE 8.9G15 85°F 89°F29.87
LQAT2 12 mi59 minESE 9.9G12 85°F 89°F29.87
RCPT2 - 8774770 - Rockport, TX 13 mi59 minSE 11G13 86°F 91°F29.85
PACT2 - 8775792 - Packery Channel, TX 17 mi59 minE 8.9G12 86°F 89°F29.89
TAQT2 - 8775296 - Texas State Aquarium, TX 17 mi59 min 89°F29.86
TXVT2 17 mi59 min 86°F 29.86
TLVT2 20 mi59 min 86°F 29.87
NUET2 22 mi59 minS 8G12 89°F29.86
VTBT2 24 mi59 minSE 6G8.9 85°F 89°F29.87
IRDT2 28 mi59 minSE 11G13 85°F 90°F29.89
AWRT2 30 mi59 minSE 8G12 86°F 89°F29.89
BABT2 - 8776604 - Baffin Bay; Point of Rocks, TX 42 mi59 minE 8.9G12 85°F 91°F29.88
SDRT2 - 8773037 - Seadrift, TX 44 mi59 minE 5.1G7 84°F 89°F29.88


Wind History for Port Aransas, TX
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Tide / Current for Aransas Channel, Texas
   
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Aransas Channel
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Sat -- 02:11 AM CDT     Moonset
Sat -- 04:10 AM CDT     0.57 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 06:31 AM CDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 10:06 AM CDT     1.06 feet High Tide
Sat -- 02:47 PM CDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 05:18 PM CDT     0.49 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 08:25 PM CDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Aransas Channel, Texas, Tide feet
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Tide / Current for Aransas Pass, Texas Current
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Aransas Pass
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Sat -- 12:19 AM CDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 01:05 AM CDT     -0.02 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 01:51 AM CDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 02:11 AM CDT     Moonset
Sat -- 04:03 AM CDT     0.10 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 05:39 AM CDT     0.09 knots Min Flood
Sat -- 06:31 AM CDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 10:43 AM CDT     0.48 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 01:34 PM CDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 02:47 PM CDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 06:34 PM CDT     -0.64 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 08:25 PM CDT     Sunset
Sat -- 10:08 PM CDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Aransas Pass, Texas Current, knots
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