Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WHUS74 KCRP 211459
MWWCRP

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
859 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR NEARSHORE WATERS... ...GALE
WARNING STILL IN EFFECT EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.DENSE FOG CONTINUES TO BE AN ISSUE ACROSS THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST
NEARSHORE WATERS, BUT CONDITIONS SHOULD BE IMPROVING THROUGH LATE
MORNING. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE AREA
SATURDAY NIGHT AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH A VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW
DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE ON SUNDAY. FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS AND SUSTAINED GALE
FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS. BRIEF GUSTS
TO STORM FORCE WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS SUNDAY
AFTERNOON. SEAS WILL BECOME LARGE AND CHAOTIC.

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BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
859 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 PM CST SUNDAY...
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS CANCELLED THE
DENSE FOG ADVISORY. A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO
9 PM CST SUNDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
  FORCE BY SUNRISE SUNDAY MORNING.

* WAVES/BAY CONDITIONS: BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH.
  SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
859 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 PM CST SUNDAY...

THE DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS
MORNING. A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 PM CST
SUNDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
  FORCE BY SUNRISE SUNDAY MORNING.

* WAVES/BAY CONDITIONS: BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH.
  SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.

* VISIBILITY: 1 NAUTICAL MILE OR LESS AT TIMES THROUGH LATE
  MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KCRP.GL.W.0002.170122T0800Z-170123T0300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
859 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 PM CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A DENSE
FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING. A
GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 PM CST SUNDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
  FORCE. BRIEF GUSTS TO STORM FORCE WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* WAVES: SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FEET.

* VISIBILITY: 1 NAUTICAL MILE OR LESS AT TIMES THROUGH LATE
  MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

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BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
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-
859 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 PM CST SUNDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 PM CST SUNDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
  FORCE. BRIEF GUSTS TO STORM FORCE WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* WAVES: SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


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