Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
431 AM CDT MON MAY 29 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS...
  BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR...

* UNTIL 530 AM CDT

* AT 431 AM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR PORT ARANSAS...MOVING EAST AT 50
  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. EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34
           KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND
           HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE
           JACKETS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  PORT ARANSAS AND ROCKPORT.

LAT...LON 2838 9662 2826 9656 2803 9689 2791 9701
      2759 9722 2758 9728 2794 9717
TIME...MOT...LOC 0931Z 264DEG 49KT 2775 9708

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

$$

GW



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