Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1206 AM CDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...WINDS AND SEAS WILL BE DECREASING EARLY TUESDAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTH....

GMZ350-355-170900-
/O.EXA.KHGX.SC.Y.0074.000000T0000Z-171017T0900Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1206 AM CDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT EARLY
THIS MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY.

* SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING
  TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

GMZ370-375-170900-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0074.000000T0000Z-171017T0900Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1206 AM CDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT EARLY
THIS MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY. .

* SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING
  TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



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