Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FZUS74 KHGX 031939
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
139 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

GMZ355-375-031945-
/O.CON.KHGX.MA.W.0216.000000T0000Z-161203T1945Z/
139 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 145 PM CST...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM...
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 138 PM CST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR HIGH ISLAND 110...OR NEAR HIGH ISLAND
157...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
         VESSELS AND OIL RIGS...AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.
         MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION AND WEARING
         LIFE JACKETS. WATERSPOUTS CAN BECOME TORNADOES IF THEY MOVE
         ONSHORE. KEEP ABREAST OF THE SITUATION. SMALL CRAFT COULD
         BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER
         WAVES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HIGH ISLAND 157...HIGH ISLAND A179...BUOY 42035 AND HIGH ISLAND 63.

LAT...LON 2910 9442 2923 9459 2945 9435 2920 9426
TIME...MOT...LOC 1938Z 227DEG 29KT 2930 9432

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

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