Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1023 AM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY GUSTY WINDS MOVING THROUGH THIS
MORNING FOLLOWED BY A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT 7 PM TONIGHT
THROUGH 11 AM MONDAY...

.A BAND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS RACING SOUTH THROUGH THE AREA
BRINGING GUSTY WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON
WITH WINDS RELAXING AFTER THE PASSAGE OF THESE STORMS. A COLD
FRONT WILL PUSH OFF THE COAST LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND SUSTAINED
NORTHERLY WINDS OF 20 KNOTS WILL DEVELOP IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT.
CHAOTIC SEAS WILL BUILD THIS MORNING THEN IMPROVE SLIGHTLY BEFORE
THE FRONT ARRIVES AND SEAS WILL BUILD STEADILY OVERNIGHT.

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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-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1023 AM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM
CDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 11 AM CDT MONDAY.

* WINDS...TONIGHT NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* SEAS...2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.

  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.

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