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
1139 AM CDT MON AUG 22 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 1245 PM CDT

* AT 1138 AM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM DOWNTOWN HOUSTON TO ELLINGTON FIELD TO SANTA
  FE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 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...
  GALVESTON BAY...SCOTT BAY...TABBS BAY...BURNET BAY...MITCHELL
  BAY...TRINITY BAY...UPPER SAN JACINTO BAY...EAGLE POINT...CRYSTAL
  BAY AND BLACK DUCK BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2981 9505 2974 9501 2975 9500 2975 9499
      2970 9491 2967 9491 2979 9478 2959 9477
      2944 9493 2946 9497 2949 9495 2955 9504
      2960 9500 2964 9503 2967 9501 2970 9507
      2977 9512 2981 9511
TIME...MOT...LOC 1638Z 211DEG 18KT 2975 9531 2973 9514 2966 9509 2957
9508 2934 9507

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

$$


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