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
600 AM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

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...
  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 700 AM CDT

* AT 559 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO 40 KNOTS...LOCATED
  ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 16 NM EAST OF HIGH ISLAND A131 TO NEAR
  HIGH ISLAND A142 TO NEAR GALVESTON A196...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 40
  KNOTS. OIL PLATFORMS IN THE FAR OFFSHORE WATERS HAVE REPORTED WIND
  GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 KNOTS WITH THIS LINE OF STORMS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BRAZOS A4...GALVESTON A171...GALVESTON 424...GALVESTON 317...
  GALVESTON A66...BRAZOS 469...GALVESTON 344...GALVESTON A122...HIGH
  ISLAND A109...GALVESTON A8...HIGH ISLAND A131...GALVESTON A21...
  GALVESTON A196...HIGH ISLAND A142...HIGH ISLAND A61...GALVESTON
  282...HIGH ISLAND A410...TABS BUOY F...GALVESTON A156 AND HIGH
  ISLAND A80.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

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

&&

LAT...LON 2793 9497 2844 9564 2887 9516 2931 9440
      2913 9423 2853 9401
TIME...MOT...LOC 1059Z 122DEG 42KT 2855 9378 2850 9451 2797 9492

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