Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
352 PM CDT MON OCT 23 2017

...STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW BEHIND A COLD FRONT...

.STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND A COLD FRONT TUESDAY
MORNING. NORTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 20 KNOTS OVER THE
SOUTHERN BAYS AND BETWEEN 20 AND 25 KNOTS OVER THE NEARSHORE AND
OFFSHORE GULF WATERS. HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL ALSO DEVELOP OVER THE
OFFSHORE GULF WATERS.

GMZ230-250-255-270-275-241000-
/O.NEW.KCRP.SC.Y.0083.171024T1000Z-171025T1200Z/
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-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-
352 PM CDT MON OCT 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TUESDAY TO 7 AM CDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TUESDAY TO 7 AM CDT
WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHERLY WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL 8 FEET SEAS OVER THE
  NEARSHORE WATERS AND 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL 9 FEET SEAS
  OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

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.

&&

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