Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WHUS74 KCRP 040300
MWWCRP

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
900 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG CONTINUES ACROSS THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS
TONIGHT AND EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...

...GALES WATCH IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE LOCAL AREA BAYS AND
WATERWAYS THROUGH TONIGHT AND EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

A GALE WATCH IS THEN IN EFFECT LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS A COLD
FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR GALE FORCE ARE
EXPECTED WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS THROUGH THE DAY THURSDAY.

GMZ230-235-250-255-041200-
/O.EXT.KCRP.MF.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150304T1200Z/
/O.CON.KCRP.GL.A.0003.150305T0600Z-150306T0000Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
900 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

THE DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY.
A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* VISIBILITY: ONE NAUTICAL MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* WINDS: 25-30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS.

* SEAS: 8 TO 10 FEET IN OPEN WATER...BAYS ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

GMZ270-275-041200-
/O.CON.KCRP.GL.A.0003.150305T0600Z-150306T0000Z/
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
900 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: 25-35 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS.

* SEAS: BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER SEAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

LK





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