Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1031 AM CST THU FEB 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY EXTENDED...

.AREAS OF DENSE SEA FOG WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NEARSHORE COASTAL
WATERS.

GMZ330-335-350-355-230045-
/O.EXT.KHGX.MF.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-180223T1200Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1031 AM CST THU FEB 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST FRIDAY...

* VISIBILITY...FLUCTUATIONS OF 1/4 MILE TO 1 MILE. SOME
  IMPROVEMENT POSSIBLE BETWEEN 1 PM AND 4 PM TO NEAR 2 MILES OVER
  THE BAYS BUT THEN LOWERING AFTER 5 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN CHANGES IN VISIBILITY OVER
SHORT DISTANCES. REDUCE YOUR SPEED AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER
VESSELS...BUOYS AND BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER CRAFT
OR NOT EQUIPPED WITH RADAR...SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR.

&&

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