Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
102 AM CDT MON MAY 29 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM...
  GALVESTON BAY...
  MATAGORDA BAY...
  WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX FROM 20 TO 60
  NM...
  WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 300 AM CDT

* AT 101 AM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 18 NM NORTHWEST OF WEST BAY TO NEAR OFFATTS BAYOU
  TO HIGH ISLAND 138...MOVING SOUTH AT 25 KNOTS. STRONG THUNDERSTORM
  WINDS ARE EXPECTED AHEAD OF AND ALONG THIS LINE

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HEALD BANK...GALVESTON A122...TABS BUOY F...GALVESTON A8...TABS
  BUOY B...BRAZOS 439...GALVESTON 344...GALVESTON 424...GALVESTON
  221...HIGH ISLAND A109...GALVESTON 282...HIGH ISLAND 157...HIGH
  ISLAND A131...HIGH ISLAND A179...HIGH ISLAND A410...SURFSIDE
  JETTY...BASTROP BAY...EAST MATAGORDA BAY...CHRISTMAS BAY AND BRAZOS
  A4.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

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

&&

LAT...LON 2818 9460 2802 9480 2788 9507 2871 9596
      2878 9566 2887 9550 2891 9538 2889 9537
      2916 9517 2922 9522 2920 9509 2933 9495
      2926 9484 2933 9430 2853 9401
TIME...MOT...LOC 0601Z 010DEG 24KT 2944 9529 2919 9486 2925 9423

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

HUFFMAN


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