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
816 AM CDT MON JUN 26 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM...
  GALVESTON BAY...
  WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 915 AM CDT

* AT 816 AM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR SAN LUIS PASS...OR NEAR CHRISTMAS
  BAY... MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
           VESSELS AND OIL RIGS...AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.
           MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION AND
           WEARING LIFE JACKETS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GALVESTON 282...SAN LUIS PASS...SURFSIDE JETTY...BASTROP BAY...
  CHRISTMAS BAY...DRUM BAY AND WEST BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2924 9500 2919 9489 2864 9502 2887 9546
      2891 9541 2891 9538 2889 9537 2900 9527
      2904 9525
TIME...MOT...LOC 1316Z 038DEG 13KT 2905 9505

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...<34KTS

$$

HUFFMAN



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