Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
545 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.OBSERVATIONS AND WEB CAMERAS SHOW VISIBILITY DECREASING OVER
GALVESTON BAY AND THE ADJACENT WATERS OF THE UPPER TEXAS COAST.
FOG SHOULD BEGIN TO DISSIPATE LATE THIS MORNING.

GMZ335-355-171700-
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GALVESTON BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
545 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
DENSE FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS
MORNING.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 1 NAUTICAL MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN CHANGES IN VISIBILITY OVER
SHORT DISTANCES. REDUCE YOUR SPEED AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER
VESSELS...BUOYS AND BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER CRAFT
OR NOT EQUIPPED WITH RADAR...SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR.

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