Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
836 PM CST THU DEC 14 2017

...NORTH WINDS INCREASING LATE TONIGHT BEHIND A COLD FRONT...

.STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT IN
THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT CURRENTLY PASSING THROUGH THE OFFSHORE
WATERS.

GMZ330-335-151045-
/O.EXT.KHGX.SC.Y.0094.171215T0700Z-171215T1500Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
836 PM CST THU DEC 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 9 AM CST
FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KNOTS

* SEAS...CHOPPY TO ROUGH

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.

&&

$$

GMZ350-355-151045-
/O.EXT.KHGX.SC.Y.0094.171215T0700Z-171215T2000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
836 PM CST THU DEC 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 2 PM CST
FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KNOTS

* SEAS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET

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.

&&

$$

GMZ370-375-151045-
/O.EXT.KHGX.SC.Y.0094.171215T0700Z-171216T0000Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
836 PM CST THU DEC 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 6 PM CST
FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KNOTS

* SEAS...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET

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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