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
426 AM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM...
  GALVESTON BAY...
  WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 530 AM CDT

* AT 426 AM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR GALVESTON
  256...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GALVESTON 256...BUOY 42035...GALVESTON 317...HIGH ISLAND A61...HIGH
  ISLAND A23...GALVESTON A8...HIGH ISLAND A80...HEALD BANK...HIGH
  ISLAND A109...TABS BUOY F...SURFSIDE JETTY...TABS BUOY B...
  GALVESTON 150...HIGH ISLAND 157...GALVESTON 221...HIGH ISLAND
  A179...HIGH ISLAND 208...OFFATTS BAYOU...GALVESTON 282 AND SAN LUIS
  PASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. 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 2861 9482 2894 9530 2929 9485 2926 9428
      2872 9408
TIME...MOT...LOC 0926Z 024DEG 20KT 2906 9465

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

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