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
420 PM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 615 PM CDT

* AT 420 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 NM NORTHEAST
  OF TRINITY BAY TO 6 NM WEST OF EAGLE POINT...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15
  KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  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. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN
           BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  NORTHERN GALVESTON BAY AND TRINITY BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

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

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN
TEXAS.

LAT...LON 2978 9470 2977 9468 2965 9468 2957 9472
      2955 9474 2948 9496 2949 9495 2950 9499
      2955 9504 2960 9500 2962 9502 2971 9493
      2970 9491 2967 9491 2968 9489 2973 9487
      2978 9480 2980 9472
TIME...MOT...LOC 2120Z 227DEG 14KT 2981 9470 2951 9503

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

$$



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