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
501 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

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...

* UNTIL 630 PM CDT

* AT 500 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO 40 KNOTS...LOCATED 8 NM SOUTH OF
  SEADRIFT...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 20 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HOLIDAY BEACH...MATAGORDA ISLAND STATE PARK AND ROCKPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

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

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2834 9670 2835 9643 2809 9689 2807 9685
      2834 9640 2829 9627 2789 9681 2795 9697
      2807 9687 2804 9690 2796 9699 2811 9703
      2808 9724 2825 9692 2812 9692 2813 9690
      2847 9680 2847 9679
TIME...MOT...LOC 2200Z 053DEG 21KT 2828 9678

$$

HART


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