Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WHUS74 KCRP 180915
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
315 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...STRONG NORTH WINDS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS EVENING...

.MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTH WIND THIS MORNING WILL BEGIN TO RELAX
THROUGH THE LATE MORNING HOURS AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. THE
COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO PUSH ACROSS THE BAYS BY LATE AFTERNOON
OR EARLY EVENING AND BE WELL SOUTH OF THE AREA BY MID EVENING.
STRONG NORTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE BAYS AND COASTAL WATERS. FREQUENT WIND GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY MID EVENING ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN
DECREASING THROUGH SUNDAY.

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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-
315 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TO 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM CST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM CST
SUNDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TO 9 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS THIS MORNING. NORTH WIND 25 TO 30
  KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE WILL DEVELOP THIS
  EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET THIS
  MORNING. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
  TO 13 FEET.

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.

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
315 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TO 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM CST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM CST
SUNDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TO 9 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS MORNING. NORTH WIND 25 TO 30
  KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE WILL DEVELOP THIS
  EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET THIS MORNING. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
  TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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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BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
315 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM
CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM
CST SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS MORNING. NORTH WIND 20 TO 25
  KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...BAYS CHOPPY TODAY BECOMING ROUGH TONIGHT.

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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