Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1123 AM CDT MON MAY 29 2017

...MODERATE TO STRONG WINDS CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON...

.A MODERATE TO STRONG FLOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS THE
MIDDLE TEXAS COAST THIS AFTERNOON. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS
EXPECTED TO DEEPEN ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS AND RESTRENGTHEN
WINDS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE ONCE AGAIN FOR WATERS NORTH OF
PORT ARANSAS AND EXTENDING OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES OFFSHORE. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM FOR THE REMAINDER OF
THE MARINE AREAS. WIND DIRECTION MAY BE VARIABLE DUE TO THE LOW
PRESSURE CENTER BEING ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1123 AM CDT MON MAY 29 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON. THIS IS FOR
THE GULF WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT TO 60
NM OFFSHORE.

* WINDS...AROUND 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS.
  WIND GUSTS DIMINISHING BY NOON...WITH SUSTAINED WINDS LESS THAN
  20 KNOTS BY LATE AFTERNOON.

* WAVES/SEAS...CHOPPY TO ROUGH BAYS. 6 TO 8 FOOT SEAS WITH
  OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

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BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1123 AM CDT MON MAY 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING HAS EXPIRED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS CANCELLED THE
GALE WARNING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE BAYS AND
WATERWAYS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT O`CONNOR AND FOR THE GULF WATERS
BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT TO 60 NM.

* WINDS...AROUND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WINDS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH BY
  LATE AFTERNOON.

* WAVES/SEAS...CHOPPY TO ROUGH BAYS. 5 TO 7 FOOT SEAS WITH
  OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS.


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.

&&

$$

TE/GW


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