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
651 AM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO 60
  NM...

* UNTIL 745 AM CDT

* AT 650 AM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 15 NM SOUTHWEST
  OF MATAGORDA ISLAND 607...MOVING NORTH AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 2841 9640 2840 9641 2839 9641 2835 9640
      2838 9638 2839 9639 2839 9638 2838 9637
      2806 9599 2776 9596 2770 9632 2835 9642
      2835 9641 2836 9642 2837 9641 2839 9643
      2840 9642 2840 9643 2841 9642
TIME...MOT...LOC 1150Z 172DEG 20KT 2791 9618

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

$$

CB


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