Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS74 KCRP 280359
MWSCRP

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1059 PM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

GMZ235-255-275-280500-
/O.CON.KCRP.MA.W.0043.000000T0000Z-160528T0500Z/
1059 PM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR...
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...

AT 1057 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND HAIL... LOCATED
21 NM SOUTHWEST OF MATAGORDA ISLAND 607...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.
ANOTHER STRONG STORM NEAR BAYSIDE WAS ENTERING THE WATERS, AND COULD
ALSO PRODUCE 34 KNOT WINDS AND HAIL.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCKPORT...PORT O`CONNOR AND PORT O CONNOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THIS THUNDERSTORM MOVES OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY
WINDS AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE
UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 2847 9642 2796 9588 2741 9617 2788 9715
      2811 9702 2811 9703 2797 9718 2808 9726
      2808 9725 2827 9694 2827 9693 2825 9694
      2827 9691 2812 9696 2820 9683 2819 9684
      2819 9683 2847 9680 2834 9667
TIME...MOT...LOC 0358Z 252DEG 23KT 2790 9637

$$

GW



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