Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
303 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MID-DAY...

.A COLD FRONT MOVED ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS FRIDAY EVENING AND
GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS DEVELOPED IN ITS WAKE. WINDS
AND WAVES WILL REMAIN GUSTY THROUGH THE NIGHT, AND SLOWLY DIMINISH
THROUGH THE MORNING.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
303 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

* WINDS...20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS...SLOWLY DIMINISHING
  THROUGH THE MORNING.

* SEAS...5 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

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