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
737 PM CDT TUE MAY 23 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...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20
  NM...

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT

* AT 736 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 31 NM NORTHWEST OF ROCKPORT TO 35 NM NORTHWEST OF
  CORPUS CHRISTI NORTH BEACH...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 40 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS AND LARGE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS AND SUDDENLY
           HIGHER WAVES. BOATS COULD SUSTAIN SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE OR
           CAPSIZE. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS.
           RETURN TO SAFE HARBOR IF POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FLOUR BLUFF...PORTLAND...CORPUS CHRISTI NORTH BEACH...CORPUS
  CHRISTI NAVAL AIR STATION...PORT ARANSAS...INGLESIDE ON THE BAY...
  ROCKPORT...MALAQUITE BEACH AND DOWNTOWN CORPUS CHRISTI.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT FOR
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTH TEXAS.

LAT...LON 2792 9762 2795 9752 2795 9726 2799 9726
      2806 9734 2811 9733 2815 9726 2822 9723
      2824 9711 2831 9701 2806 9650 2729 9721
      2754 9742 2757 9741 2768 9754 2776 9752
      2784 9763
TIME...MOT...LOC 0036Z 323DEG 41KT 2845 9742 2821 9790

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

HART



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