Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
615 PM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM...
  GALVESTON BAY...

* UNTIL 745 PM CDT

* AT 614 PM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS CENTERED 10 NM WEST OF
  EAGLE POINT...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 35 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  DRUM BAY...GALVESTON 256...BUOY 42035...WEST BAY...THE TEXAS CITY DIKE...
  BLACK DUCK BAY...SCOTT BAY...GALVESTON 150...CHRISTMAS BAY...TRINITY
  BAY...GALVESTON 221...HIGH ISLAND A179...OFFATTS BAYOU...UPPER SAN
  JACINTO BAY...EAGLE POINT...GALVESTON BAY ENTRANCE...SMITH POINT...
  TABBS BAY...GALVESTON 317 AND GALVESTON SHIP CHANNEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 2965 9468 2954 9474 2959 9457 2954 9446
      2956 9438 2931 9430 2908 9453 2868 9511
      2898 9528 2916 9517 2922 9522 2922 9505
      2932 9491 2940 9491 2955 9504 2967 9501
      2975 9509 2975 9498 2967 9491 2980 9472
TIME...MOT...LOC 2314Z 300DEG 42KT 2948 9512

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$



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