Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1109 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO 60
  NM...

* UNTIL NOON CST

* AT 1107 AM CST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 28 NM SOUTHWEST
  OF BRAZOS A110...OR ROUGHLY 50 NM SOUTHEAST OF PORT
  ARANSAS...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND LARGE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER
           WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE
           SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS. LARGE HAIL
           COULD RESULT IN INJURY AND DAMAGE TO BOATS...VESSELS AND
           OIL RIGS.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2734 9603 2736 9608 2747 9621 2800 9593
      2774 9563
TIME...MOT...LOC 1707Z 210DEG 43KT 2749 9605

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

CB



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