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
629 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 715 AM CDT

* AT 628 AM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR CHRISTMAS BAY TO 10 NM NORTH OF BRAZOS 400...
  MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BASTROP BAY...SAN LUIS PASS...DRUM BAY...SURFSIDE JETTY...
  WEST BAY AND CHRISTMAS BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2918 9493 2900 9512 2868 9567 2878 9566
      2882 9556 2885 9554 2888 9549 2891 9541
      2891 9538 2889 9537 2900 9527 2912 9521
      2916 9517 2918 9517 2920 9521 2921 9521
      2923 9517 2920 9509 2922 9505 2931 9497
TIME...MOT...LOC 1128Z 221DEG 32KT 2901 9515 2878 9556

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

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