Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WHUS74 KCRP 242016
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
316 PM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONTINUES THIS EVENING FOR THE MIDDLE
TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...

.A MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN THIS
EVENING AND TONIGHT ACROSS THE REGION AS A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO
SOUTH TEXAS. THE FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS
SATURDAY MORNING. WAVE HEIGHTS WILL BE A BIT SLOWER TO SUBSIDE
...THUS HAVE EXTENDED THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR THE NEARSHORE
WATERS AND SOUTHERN BAYS THROUGH 10PM.

GMZ230-250-255-250300-
/O.EXT.KCRP.SC.Y.0037.000000T0000Z-170325T0300Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
316 PM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS NEAR 25 KNOTS.

* BAYS: CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

* WAVES: 7 TO 9 FEET TODAY SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET LATE TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ270-275-250300-
/O.CON.KCRP.SC.Y.0037.000000T0000Z-170325T0600Z/
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
316 PM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 KNOTS
  DECREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: 8 TO 10 FEET TODAY SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

PZ



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