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Morgan's Point, TX

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Sunrise 7:00AMSunset 5:22PM Friday December 6, 2019 7:14 AM CST (13:14 UTC) Moonrise 2:12PMMoonset 1:45AM Illumination 71% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 9 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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GMZ335 Galveston Bay- 305 Am Cst Fri Dec 6 2019
Today..West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy.
Tonight..North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.
Saturday..Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Saturday night..East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Sunday..Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Sunday night..South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy.
Monday..Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers early in the afternoon. A chance of showers late in the afternoon.
Monday night..West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy after midnight. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
Tuesday..North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. Showers likely.
Tuesday night..Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A chance of showers.
GMZ300 Synopsis For High Island To The Matagorda Ship Channel Out 60 Nautical Miles Including Galveston And Matagorda Bays 305 Am Cst Fri Dec 6 2019
Synopsis for high island to matagorda ship channel out 60 nm.. Patchy fog will be possible through early morning until a weak front pushes across the waters tomorrow morning. Drier air behind the front will help dissipate the fog. Isolated showers could form along this boundary as it moves into the gulf. Winds will also pick up the front, and are expected to be strong enough to prompt caution flags for the afternoon and into the night. Onshore winds are set to return Sunday. Another front may pass through the region Monday night with a better chance of showers with it and a moderate to strong offshore flow developing in its wake.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Morgan's Point, TX
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Area Discussion for - Houston/Galveston, TX
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FXUS64 KHGX 061152 AFDHGX

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 552 AM CST Fri Dec 6 2019

AVIATION [12Z TAF Issuance].

IFR and LIFR conditions exist across much of the area, and will continue until a cold front sweeps across the area through this morning into mid-day, when the front will push off the shore over the Gulf of Mexico. After that, we should see a dramatic improvement in flight conditions to VFR, but will be accompanied by gusty northwest winds.

MARINE.

Visibility has dropped significantly on Matagorda Bay, and a dense fog advisory has been issued for the area until 10 am - roughly when a cold front will pass through the area and put an end to the fog threat.

PREV DISCUSSION /Issued 344 AM CST Fri Dec 6 2019/.

SHORT TERM [Through Saturday].

Surface obs show that the approaching weak cold front is still to the northwest of our area, and expectations are that it will reach College Station around or just before dawn, the Houston metro by mid-morning, and push offshore and across the Gulf mid-day into the afternoon. Until then, look for fog to develop ahead of the front, particularly near the coast, and some more dense fog is already beginning to crop up around and a little northeast of Matagorda Bay. Shouldn't be widespread enough to need a dense fog advisory, buuuuttttt . I'm not sure I'd rule it out yet either.

Taking a glance at the radar up north around the front, it is pretty sparse except around Texarkana where there are some showers. Did go with an oh, so slight chance of showers near the coast . perhaps we'll gin up enough moisture and isentropic lift closer to the Gulf to manage a couple brief showers. It'd be a surprise to get anything more than an isolated shower or two, though.

Beyond that, look for breezier northwest winds with gusts of 15-25 mph (highest in the northwest) to usher in some drier and cooler air for Saturday, which will be mostly clear and have diminishing winds.

Luchs

LONG TERM [Saturday Night Through Friday].

A return of onshore winds will begin tomorrow night (Saturday night) as high pressure starts moving off to the east. After a cool morning on Sunday (lows ranging from the mid to upper 40s inland to the mid to upper 50s at the coast), strengthening south winds will result in afternoon highs warming into the 70s across the area. This onshore flow and associated early December warming trend will continue on into Sunday night (lows in the 50s/60s) and Monday (highs in the 70s/80s that might get within a couple degrees of the records for the 9th as winds become a little more southwesterly). This short warming trend comes to an end Monday night through Tuesday morning with the passage of the area's next cold front. Right now, it looks like temperatures will fall back into the 40s/50s behind the front on Tuesday morning, and the area will only warm up into the 50s/60s during the day as high pressure begins to build in from the north. Temperatures will be staying on the cool side (below normal) for the remainder of the week. Best rain chances for the week look to come in the Monday night-Tuesday time period in association with the frontal passage, but we will continue to keep some rain in the forecast for much of the remainder of the week until models come into better agreement on the development/strength/timing of the next trof and associated shortwaves. 42

PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS.

College Station (CLL) 69 46 67 47 73 / 0 0 0 0 0 Houston (IAH) 74 52 68 50 72 / 0 0 0 0 0 Galveston (GLS) 72 57 65 58 69 / 20 0 0 0 0

HGX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES.

TX . None. GM . SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION from 11 AM CST this morning through late tonight for the following zones: Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out 20 NM . Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM . Matagorda Bay . Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to 60 NM . Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM.

Dense Fog Advisory until 10 AM CST this morning for the following zones: Matagorda Bay.

SHORT TERM . Luchs LONG TERM . 42 AVIATION . Luchs MARINE . Luchs


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
MGPT2 - 8770613 - Morgans Point, TX 2 mi62 min WSW 6 G 8 66°F 64°F1017.4 hPa
EPTT2 - 8771013 - Eagle Point, TX 13 mi62 min WSW 2.9 G 4.1 65°F 64°F1016.7 hPa
NCHT2 - 8770777 - Manchester, TX 14 mi62 min W 5.1 G 8 65°F 68°F1017.1 hPa
GRRT2 25 mi62 min W 4.1 G 6 65°F 64°F1017 hPa
GNJT2 - 8771341 - Galveston Bay (North Jetty), TX 26 mi62 min WSW 9.9 G 11 70°F 65°F1016.2 hPa
GTOT2 27 mi62 min WSW 2.9 G 6 68°F 65°F1017.1 hPa
RLOT2 - 8770971 - Rollover Pass, TX 28 mi56 min WSW 2.9 G 4.1 65°F 61°F1017.4 hPa
HIST2 33 mi62 min SSW 1.9 G 2.9 64°F 63°F1016.9 hPa
LUIT2 41 mi56 min SW 5.1 G 7 67°F 64°F1018.6 hPa
KXIH 42 mi39 min WSW 8 G 14 70°F 68°F
42035 - GALVESTON 22NM East of Galveston, TX 43 mi44 min SSW 5.8 G 5.8 1018.6 hPa

Wind History for Morgans Point, TX
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Houston / Ellington, TX9 mi24 minSW 64.00 miFog/Mist63°F60°F94%1017.3 hPa
Houston, Houston Hobby Airport, TX14 mi21 minSW 85.00 miFog/Mist67°F64°F93%1018.3 hPa
Houston, Pearland Regional Airport, TX16 mi21 minWSW 33.00 miFog/Mist64°F63°F96%1018.5 hPa
John Dunn Helistop, TX21 mi19 minWSW 90.50 miFog/Mist66°F66°F100%1017.9 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KEFD

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Tide / Current Tables for Barbours Cut, Morgans Point, Galveston Bay, Texas
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Tide / Current Tables for Clear Lake, Harris Co. Park, Texas
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Fri -- 01:45 AM CST     Moonset
Fri -- 06:08 AM CST     0.56 feet High Tide
Fri -- 07:01 AM CST     Sunrise
Fri -- 01:29 PM CST     0.15 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 02:12 PM CST     Moonrise
Fri -- 05:21 PM CST     Sunset
Fri -- 06:52 PM CST     0.41 feet High Tide
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