Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WHUS74 KCRP 250318
MWWCRP

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
918 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...COLD FRONT WILL BRING A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHEAST FLOW
TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING...

.A COLD FRONT MOVING INTO THE GULF WATERS THIS EVENING WILL
RESULT IN A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHEAST FLOW TONIGHT INTO
SATURDAY MORNING. THE NORTHEAST WIND WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH
AROUND NOON ON SATURDAY.

GMZ250-255-270-275-251130-
/O.EXT.KCRP.SC.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-170225T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
918 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST SATURDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
SATURDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30
  KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS: 4 TO 5 FEET NEARSHORE AND 5 TO 7 FEET OFFSHORE.
  OCCASIONALLY HIGHER SEAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 7 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND CONSIDER WIND AND SEA
CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

TMT/GW


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