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
756 PM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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...
  GALVESTON BAY...

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT

* AT 756 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER UPPER SAN
  JACINTO BAY...OR 10 NM NORTHWEST OF GALVESTON BAY...MOVING
  SOUTHEAST AT 35 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...
  EAST GALVESTON BAY...GALVESTON SHIP CHANNEL...UPPER SAN JACINTO
  BAY...SCOTT BAY...GALVESTON BAY ENTRANCE...GALVESTON BAY...TABBS
  BAY...OFFATTS BAYOU...NORTH JETTY...GALVESTON 221...GALVESTON PIER
  21...TRINITY BAY...GALVESTON 150...SMITH POINT...GALVESTON
  CAUSEWAY...ROLLOVER PASS...MITCHELL BAY...BLACK DUCK BAY...HIGH
  ISLAND 63 AND THE TEXAS CITY DIKE.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS.

LAT...LON 2976 9474 2970 9467 2954 9474 2959 9456
      2939 9436 2895 9476 2928 9499 2933 9495
      2933 9491 2943 9491 2955 9504 2960 9500
      2964 9503 2967 9501 2972 9507 2975 9502
      2973 9500 2975 9498 2967 9491 2977 9482
TIME...MOT...LOC 0056Z 305DEG 34KT 2968 9503

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

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