Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
415 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING WITH
PERIODS OF ELEVATED WINDS AND WAVES...

.MODERATE TO STRONG MAINLY OFFSHORE WINDS AND ELEVATED WAVES CAN
BE EXPECTED THROUGH THE MORNING AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES
ALONG THE TEXAS COAST.

GMZ350-355-370-375-051800-
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COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
415 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY. A FEW GUSTS MAY
  APPROACH GALE FORCE.

* SEAS...SEAS 4 TO 6 NEARSHORE...6 TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE. OCCASIONAL
  UP TO 10 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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