Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
312 PM CST WED FEB 21 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.AREAS OF FOG WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NEARSHORE COASTAL WATERS AT
TIMES BECOMING DENSE.

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MATAGORDA BAY-
312 PM CST WED FEB 21 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS CANCELLED
THE DENSE FOG ADVISORY.

STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS HAVE ENDED THE FOG.

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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 PM CST WED FEB 21 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST THURSDAY...

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 1 MILE AT TIMES WHEN IT IS NOT RAINING. A
  COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY SPREAD OUT INTO THE NEARSHORE WATERS AND
  STALL WHICH COULD IMPROVE VISIBILITY NEAR THE IMMEDIATE COAST.
  AREAS OF FOG COULD LINGER AFTER 6 AM WITH THE FRONT BEGINNING TO
  DRIFT SLOWLY BACK NORTH.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN CHANGES IN VISIBILITY OVER
SHORT DISTANCES. REDUCE YOUR SPEED AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER
VESSELS...BUOYS AND BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER CRAFT
OR NOT EQUIPPED WITH RADAR...SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR.

&&

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