Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1008 PM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO 60
  NM...

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT

* AT 1007 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LARGE HAIL...WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...AND
  POSSIBLY A BRIEF WATERSPOUT. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 22 NM EAST OF
  PORT ARANSAS... MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS. OTHER STRONG TO
  SEVERE STORMS COULD MOVE INTO THE WARNED AREA BY MIDNIGHT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ROCKPORT...PORT O`CONNOR AND PORT O CONNOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THIS THUNDERSTORM MOVES OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY
WINDS AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE
UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

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

&&

LAT...LON 2847 9642 2796 9588 2741 9617 2788 9715
      2811 9702 2811 9703 2797 9718 2808 9726
      2808 9725 2827 9694 2827 9693 2825 9694
      2827 9691 2812 9696 2820 9683 2819 9684
      2819 9683 2847 9680 2834 9667
TIME...MOT...LOC 0307Z 327DEG 17KT 2787 9665

$$

GW



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