Active Weather Continues in the West; Potent Cold Front to Move Through the East this Weekend

A complex weather system will continue to bring active conditions over the Western U.S. through early Saturday, including more heavy snowfall through the Rockies. Farther east, a potent cold front will advance through the Ohio Valley Saturday, bringing rain and a few strong thunderstorms. As the front clears the east coast on Sunday, colder and gusty conditions will return.
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Houston, TX Local Forecast Office

36NM SE Galveston TX

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Chance Showers

    SSW 15kt
    5ft

    High: 78 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Slight Chc Showers

    Winds IncreasingN 30kt
    5-7ft

    Low: 58 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    NNE 25ktWinds Decreasing
    7ftWaves Subsiding

    High: 64 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNE 15kt
    3ft

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Partly Sunny

    ESE 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    SSE 10kt
    2ft

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers

    SSE 10kt
    2-3ft

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    NNE 15kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chc Showers

    NNE 20kt
    4-5ft

    High: 67 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:13 am CST Nov 18, 2017
Forecast Valid: 7am CST Nov 18, 2017-6pm CST Nov 24, 2017

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: Moderate to strong south winds will persist today ahead of a cold front. This cold front will push off the coast by this evening with strengthening offshore winds and increasing seas in its wake. Frequent gale force gusts are expected Saturday night with elevated winds and waves persisting through Sunday morning. Weakening northeast winds and lowering seas can be expected late Sunday afternoon through Sunday night. Light to moderate east to southeast winds can then be expected until the next cold front moves through the area late Tuesday into early Wednesday.

Today
SSW wind around 15 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. A chance of showers after noon. Seas around 5 ft.
Tonight
WNW wind 15 to 20 kt becoming N 25 to 30 kt in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. A slight chance of showers before midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Sunday
NNE wind 20 to 25 kt decreasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Sunny. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 3 ft.
Sunday Night
NNE wind around 15 kt becoming ENE after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas around 3 ft.
Monday
ESE wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Monday Night
SSE wind around 10 kt. A chance of showers. Seas around 2 ft.
Tuesday
SSE wind around 10 kt becoming E in the afternoon. A chance of showers. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
E wind 10 to 15 kt becoming NNE after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. A chance of showers. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Wednesday
NNE wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 28.84°N 94.35°W
Last Update: 3:13 am CST Nov 18, 2017
Forecast Valid: 7am CST Nov 18, 2017-6pm CST Nov 24, 2017
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