Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WHUS74 KCRP 182058
MWWCRP

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
258 PM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...STRONG NORTH WINDS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS EVENING...

.THE COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO PUSH ACROSS THE BAYS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING AND BE WELL SOUTH OF THE AREA BY MID
EVENING. STRONG NORTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN THE WAKE
OF THE COLD FRONT ACROSS THE BAYS AND COASTAL WATERS. FREQUENT
WIND GUSTS TO GALE FORCE ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY MID EVENING
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO BEGIN DECREASING THROUGH SUNDAY.

GMZ250-255-270-275-190600-
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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-
258 PM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TO 9 PM CST
THIS EVENING FOR THE OFFSHORE WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA
SHIP CHANNEL 20 TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES OUT...

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 9 AM CST SUNDAY FOR THE OFFSHORE WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO
MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES OUT...

* WINDS...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
  FORCE THIS EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
  UP TO 13 FEET THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 7 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND CONSIDER WIND AND SEA
CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

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BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
258 PM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 9 AM CST SUNDAY FOR THE BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO
PORT O CONNOR...

* WINDS...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 30
  KNOTS THIS EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 7 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND CONSIDER WIND AND SEA
CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$



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