Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
356 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE OVERNIGHT. GUSTS TO NEAR GALE
FORCE ARE POSSIBLE LATE. ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS WILL PERSIST
INTO SUNDAY.

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-291700-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0053.000000T0000Z-170430T1900Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
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-
356 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CDT SUNDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH 2 PM CDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND 25 TO 30 KNOTS
  OFFSHORE. GUSTS TO GALE POSSIBLE.

* BAY WATERS...ROUGH.

* SEAS...SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET NEARSHORE AND 10 TO 13 FEET OFFSHORE.
  OCCASIONAL SEAS 13 TO 17 FEET.

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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