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
919 AM CST TUE FEB 13 2018

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...
  WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 1015 AM CST.

* AT 918 AM CST...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 20 NM SOUTH OF GALVESTON TO 40 NM SOUTH OF HIGH
  ISLAND...MOVING NORTH AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GALVESTON 150...HIGH ISLAND 157...HEALD BANK...HIGH ISLAND A23...
  HIGH  ISLAND A179...BUOY 42035 AND HIGH ISLAND 208.

LAT...LON 2897 9442 2892 9462 2918 9493 2937 9455
      2941 9433 2885 9413
TIME...MOT...LOC 1518Z 184DEG 12KT 2896 9420 2906 9445 2900 9465

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

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