Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
308 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...A GALE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND FOR THE OFFSHORE WATERS THROUGH 6AM CST
TOMORROW MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM MIDNIGHT
THROUGH NOON TOMORROW...AND FOR THE OFFSHORE WATERS FROM 6AM TO
NOON TOMORROW...

.STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT IN
THE WAKE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT THAT PASSED THROUGH LAST NIGHT.
SUSTAINED NORTH WINDS OVER THE GULF WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35
KNOTS...WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS EXCEEDING 40 KNOTS...THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL BEGIN TO SLOWLY WEAKEN THROUGH THE DAY
ON FRIDAY.

GMZ370-375-090515-
/O.EXT.KHGX.GL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-161209T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KHGX.SC.Y.0070.161209T1200Z-161209T1800Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
308 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO NOON CST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO NOON CST
FRIDAY.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED NORTH TO NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 KNOTS...GUSTS
  EXCEEDING 40 KNOTS.

* SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET NEARSHORE AND 10 TO 13 FEET OFFSHORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

GMZ350-355-090515-
/O.CON.KHGX.GL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-161209T0600Z/
/O.EXB.KHGX.SC.Y.0069.161209T0600Z-161209T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
308 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
CST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO NOON CST FRIDAY.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED NORTH TO NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS...GUSTS
  NEAR 30 KNOTS.

* BAYS...ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

GMZ330-335-090515-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0069.000000T0000Z-161209T0600Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
308 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* WINDS...SUSTAINED NORTH TO NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS...GUSTS
  NEAR 30 KNOTS.

* BAYS...ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



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