Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1001 PM CST SAT DEC 16 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  GALVESTON BAY...

* UNTIL 1100 PM CST

* AT 1000 PM CST...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 13 NM WEST OF BURNET BAY TO NEAR WEST BAY...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 55 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  EAST GALVESTON BAY...UPPER SAN JACINTO BAY...SCOTT BAY...GALVESTON
  BAY...TABBS BAY...BURNET BAY...TRINITY BAY...SMITH POINT...MITCHELL
  BAY...BLACK DUCK BAY...CRYSTAL BAY...THE TEXAS CITY DIKE AND EAGLE
  POINT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 2974 9501 2975 9500 2967 9491 2978 9480
      2980 9472 2965 9468 2954 9474 2957 9463
      2951 9457 2939 9477 2934 9491 2943 9491
      2955 9504 2967 9501 2977 9512 2981 9511
      2981 9505
TIME...MOT...LOC 0400Z 211DEG 57KT 2983 9529 2924 9517

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

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