Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
937 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

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937 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX OUT 20
  NM...
  MATAGORDA BAY...

AT 937 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS
WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 14 NM NORTH OF EAST
MATAGORDA BAY TO NEAR MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TO NEAR SEADRIFT...
MOVING NORTHWEST AT 15 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 2874 9660 2872 9652 2861 9649 2867 9647
      2867 9646 2857 9649 2862 9638 2878 9645
      2863 9636 2874 9629 2878 9614 2861 9620
      2876 9575 2829 9599 2835 9633 2851 9648
      2846 9658 2847 9658 2858 9664

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