Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WHUS74 KCRP 311941
MWWCRP

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
241 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH TO NORTHEAST WIND EXPECTED TONIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD ACROSS THE COASTAL
WATERS TONIGHT IN RESPONSE TO AN EARLIER FRONTAL PASSAGE. AS A
RESULT...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WIND WILL INCREASE OVER THE WATERS
TONIGHT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE
COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. CONDITIONS WILL
IMPROVE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AS THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT
WEAKENS.

GMZ250-255-270-275-010345-
/O.EXT.KCRP.SC.Y.0091.141101T0000Z-141101T1800Z/
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-
241 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
1 PM CDT SATURDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 PM CDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS AND WAVES: SUSTAINED NORTH TO NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20
  KNOTS WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 25 AND 30 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
  6 FEET OVER THE NEARSHORE COASTAL WATERS AND 5 TO 7 FEET OVER
  THE OFFSHORE WATERS.

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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