Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WHUS74 KCRP 241531
MWWCRP

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1031 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONTINUES THROUGH TODAY FOR THE MIDDLE
TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...

.A MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST TODAY OVER THE
COASTAL WATERS AS THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL BE SLOWER TO PUSH
THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS. ELEVATED SEAS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE
OFFSHORE WATERS THIS EVENING AFTER WIND SPEEDS DIMINISH SLIGHTLY.

GMZ230-250-255-250000-
/O.CON.KCRP.SC.Y.0037.000000T0000Z-170325T0000Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1031 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS NEAR 25 KNOTS.

* BAYS: CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

* WAVES: 6 TO 8 FEET TODAY SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET BY TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 7 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND CONSIDER WIND AND SEA
CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

GMZ270-275-250000-
/O.CON.KCRP.SC.Y.0037.000000T0000Z-170325T0600Z/
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1031 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 KNOTS
  DECREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: 7 TO 9 FEET TODAY SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 7 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND CONSIDER WIND AND SEA
CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$



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