Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
353 PM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

.STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY AS A STORM SYSTEM STRENGTHENS IN THE PLAINS. SEAS
SHOULD BUILD ABOVE 7 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH WINDS OVER 20 KNOTS.

GMZ350-355-370-375-290500-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0041.170328T2100Z-170329T1500Z/
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-
353 PM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS GUSTS NEAR 30 KNOTS.

* SEAS...BUILDING TONIGHT TO 5 TO 7 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 7 TO 10
  FEET OFFSHORE.

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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