Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WHUS74 KCRP 212024
MWWCRP

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
224 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

...STRONG WINDS ON THE WATERS THROUGH SATURDAY...

.A TIGHTENING SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN LOW PRESSURE OVER
WEST TEXAS AND HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE MID ATLANTIC COAST WILL
BRING MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE FLOW THROUGH SATURDAY.
INITIALLY...STRONG ONSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE OFFSHORE
WATERS...WITH STRONG ONSHORE WINDS DEVELOPING OVER THE NEARSHORE
WATERS BY TONIGHT. A GENERALLY MODERATE FLOW IS EXPECTED OVER THE
BAYS AND WATERWAYS LATER INTO SATURDAY.

GMZ270-275-220600-
/O.EXT.KCRP.SC.Y.0101.000000T0000Z-141123T0000Z/
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-
224 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST SATURDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST
SATURDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS TODAY AND 20 TO 25 KNOTS
  TONIGHT.

* SEAS: SEAS WILL BUILD TO 5 TO 7 FEET OFFSHORE...WITH
  OCCASIONAL SEAS AS HIGH AS 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

GMZ250-220600-
/O.EXT.KCRP.SC.Y.0102.141121T2100Z-141123T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
224 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST SATURDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST
SATURDAY.

* WINDS AND WAVES: SOUTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS
  BY LATE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS TONIGHT.
  SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

TJ





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