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
1003 AM CDT SUN MAY 22 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...
  WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 1045 AM CDT

* AT 1003 AM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED NEAR
  GALVESTON 150...MOVING SOUTHEAST 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...
  BUOY 42035...HIGH ISLAND A23...HIGH ISLAND A61...HIGH ISLAND A80...
  HEALD BANK...HIGH ISLAND A109...TABS BUOY F...HIGH ISLAND 63...HIGH
  ISLAND A131...GALVESTON 150...HIGH ISLAND A179...HIGH ISLAND 157 AND
  HIGH ISLAND 208.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 2847 9410 2916 9488 2949 9445 2951 9437
      2853 9401
TIME...MOT...LOC 1503Z 327DEG 16KT 2914 9466

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

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