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
905 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 945 AM CDT

* AT 903 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND
  EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS AND WINDS
  34 KNOTS OR GREATER. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 7 NM SOUTHEAST OF
  ROCKPORT...MOVING WEST AT 35 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ROCKPORT...PORTLAND...INGLESIDE ON THE BAY AND PORT ARANSAS.

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.

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

&&

LAT...LON 2795 9726 2799 9726 2806 9734 2811 9733
      2813 9731 2808 9683 2783 9682 2783 9743
      2795 9743
TIME...MOT...LOC 1403Z 088DEG 35KT 2793 9700

$$

TB


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