Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
312 AM CST SUN NOV 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FOR GULF WATERS...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE BAY WATERS...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY FOR GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS...

.STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS WITH LOWERING WINDS AND SEAS EXPECTED
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WATER LEVELS IN THE BAYS WILL RUN
BELOW NORMAL LEVELS TODAY AS OFFSHORE WINDS PUSH WATER OUT.

GMZ350-355-191800-
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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-
312 AM CST SUN NOV 19 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON
CST TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING
TO NOON CST TODAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE
  GUSTS THIS MORNING DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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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/O.NEW.KHGX.SC.Y.0087.171119T1500Z-171119T2200Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
312 AM CST SUN NOV 19 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM
CST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING
TO 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE
  GUSTS THIS MORNING DECREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET THIS
  MORNING SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7
  FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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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/O.EXT.KHGX.SC.Y.0086.000000T0000Z-171119T1800Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-
312 AM CST SUN NOV 19 2017

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
LOW WATER ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO NEAR GALE FORCE
  THIS MORNING DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.

* BAYS...ROUGH THIS MORNING BECOMING CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.

* WATER LEVELS...1 TO 1.5 FEET BELOW NORMAL.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ335-191800-
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/O.EXT.KHGX.SC.Y.0086.000000T0000Z-171119T1800Z/
GALVESTON BAY-
312 AM CST SUN NOV 19 2017

...LOW WATER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO NEAR GALE FORCE
  THIS MORNING DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.

* BAYS...ROUGH THIS MORNING BECOMING CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.

* WATER LEVELS...1 TO 1.5 FEET BELOW NORMAL.

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.

A LOW WATER ADVISORY MEANS WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE. MARINERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION
AND TRANSIT AT THE SLOWEST SAFE NAVIGABLE SPEED TO MINIMIZE
IMPACT.

&&

$$


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