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
825 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX FROM 20 TO 60
  NM...
  WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 1000 AM CDT

* AT 825 AM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 NM WEST OF
  GALVESTON 424...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GALVESTON A21...GALVESTON 256...BUOY 42035...GALVESTON 424...GALVESTON
  317...GALVESTON 344...HIGH ISLAND A61...HIGH ISLAND A23...GALVESTON A8...
  HIGH ISLAND A80...HEALD BANK...HIGH ISLAND A109...TABS BUOY F...TABS
  BUOY B...HIGH ISLAND 157...GALVESTON 221...HIGH ISLAND A179...HIGH
  ISLAND 208 AND GALVESTON 282.

LAT...LON 2840 9519 2879 9549 2938 9432 2872 9408
TIME...MOT...LOC 1325Z 245DEG 16KT 2857 9516

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

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