Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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WHUS74 KHGX 201046
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
446 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE 20 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE
WATERS...

.STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS THAT HAVE DEVELOPED OVERNIGHT BEHIND A COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL REMAIN AT ADVISORY LEVELS THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING.

GMZ350-355-201200-
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WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
446 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS CANCELLED
THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

AS THE OFFSHORE PRESSURE GRADIENT BEHIND A FRIDAY COLD FRONTAL
PASSAGE HAS WEAKENED...NORTHEAST WINDS HAVE SUBSIDED BELOW
ADVISORY CRITERIA THIS MORNING. WINDS WILL REMAIN AT CAUTION
LEVELS THROUGH MID MORNING.

$$

GMZ370-375-201500-
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WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
446 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTH AT 20 KNOTS.

* SEAS...NEAR 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

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