Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
357 PM CST SUN NOV 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT... ...LOW WATER ADVISORY FOR
GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS...

.STRONG OFFSHORE SEAS WILL DIMINISH TO BELOW ADVISORY CRITERIA
LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THIS IN TURN WILL ALLOW THE BELOW NORMAL
WATER LEVELS TO RETURN TO NEAR NORMAL THIS EVENING.

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WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
357 PM CST SUN NOV 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS.


* SEAS...6 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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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MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
357 PM CST SUN NOV 19 2017

...LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* WATER LEVELS...1 TO 1.5 FEET BELOW NORMAL RETURNING TO NEAR
  NORMAL THIS EVENING.

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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