Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WHUS74 KCRP 062124
MWWCRP

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
324 PM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

...ARCTIC FRONT WILL BRING VERY STRONG WINDS TO THE MIDDLE TEXAS
COASTAL WATERS BY THURSDAY MORNING...

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. VERY STRONG OFFSHORE
FLOW WILL OCCUR IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT WITH FREQUENT WIND GUSTS
OF 40 KNOTS. THE VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

GMZ250-255-270-275-070930-
/O.CON.KCRP.GL.A.0005.161208T0900Z-161209T0300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-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-
324 PM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* WINDS: NORTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS AROUND 40
  KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS: BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 9 TO 12
  FEET OFFSHORE. OCCASIONAL SEAS 11 TO 15 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

TMT/PZ



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