Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2
230
WHUS54 KHGX 210006
SMWHGX
GMZ335-210130-
/O.NEW.KHGX.MA.W.0004.170121T0006Z-170121T0130Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
606 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  GALVESTON BAY...

* UNTIL 730 PM CST

* AT 605 PM CST...STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG
  A LINE EXTENDING FROM 15 NM WEST OF UPPER SAN JACINTO BAY TO 21 NM
  SOUTHWEST OF CRYSTAL BAY TO 24 NM NORTHWEST OF BASTROP
  BAY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND LARGE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. LARGE HAIL COULD RESULT IN
           STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  NORTHERN GALVESTON BAY...SCOTT BAY...TABBS BAY...BURNET BAY...
  MITCHELL BAY...TRINITY BAY...UPPER SAN JACINTO BAY...CRYSTAL BAY...
  SMITH POINT AND BLACK DUCK BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.
WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...LARGE HAIL...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

&&

LAT...LON 2981 9505 2974 9501 2975 9500 2975 9499
      2970 9491 2967 9491 2979 9479 2979 9477
      2973 9467 2967 9467 2953 9476 2949 9495
      2955 9504 2960 9500 2964 9503 2967 9501
      2970 9507 2977 9512 2981 9511
TIME...MOT...LOC 0005Z 239DEG 24KT 2964 9533 2950 9536 2937 9552

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.