Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
455 PM CDT TUE JUN 30 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM...
  GALVESTON BAY...

* UNTIL 545 PM CDT

* AT 454 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...LOCATED OVER
  NORTHWESTERN EAST GALVESTON BAY...MOVING NORTH AT 25 KNOTS.
  SCHOLES FIELD ON GALVESTON ISLAND REPORTED WIND GUSTS OF 34 KNOTS
  AND THE 42035 BUOY REPORTED A WIND GUST OF 41 KNOTS WITH THESE
  STORMS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BUOY 42035...GALVESTON 150...HIGH ISLAND A179...NORTH JETTY...
  TRINITY BAY...GALVESTON SHIP CHANNEL...EAST GALVESTON BAY...
  ROLLOVER PASS...HIGH ISLAND 63...GALVESTON BAY ENTRANCE...THE TEXAS
  CITY DIKE AND SOUTHEASTERN GALVESTON BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THIS THUNDERSTORM MOVES OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY
WINDS AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE
UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2976 9472 2976 9469 2965 9469 2953 9478
      2957 9457 2954 9452 2956 9446 2951 9450
      2955 9439 2926 9428 2896 9479 2928 9481
      2933 9472 2931 9480 2931 9481 2934 9478
      2935 9482 2973 9484 2979 9473
TIME...MOT...LOC 2154Z 177DEG 24KT 2954 9466

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