Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
229 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT...

.IN THE WAKE OF AN EARLY SATURDAY COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE...OFFSHORE
WINDS HAVE STRENGTHENED TO ADVISORY LEVELS.

GMZ330-350-370-375-070300-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-160207T0300Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
229 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...20 TO 25 KNOTS...GUSTING TO 30 KNOTS.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET...OCCASIONAL 7 TO 8 FEET ACROSS THE FAR
  OFFSHORE WATERS.

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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