Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
930 AM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

...ELEVATED OFFSHORE WINDS AND WAVES EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY...

.STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL CONTINUE THIS
MORNING BEFORE GRADUALLY DECREASING THROUGH THE DAY TODAY.

GMZ330-335-231530-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0050.000000T0000Z-170423T1500Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
930 AM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY.

* BAYS...CHOPPY.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ350-355-370-375-232100-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0050.000000T0000Z-170423T2100Z/
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-
930 AM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

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

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET
  NEARSHORE. 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET
  OFFSHORE.

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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