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
624 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR... COASTAL
  WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM... WATERS
  FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 730 AM CST

* AT 623 AM CST...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TO 19 NM SOUTHWEST OF
  MATAGORDA ISLAND 557 TO 31 NM SOUTHEAST OF ROCKPORT TO 26 NM EAST
  OF PORT ARANSAS...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER
           WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE
           SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS.

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 2839 9638 2785 9575 2758 9588 2731 9621
      2746 9683 2760 9677 2767 9671 2768 9673
      2780 9668 2805 9662 2846 9641
TIME...MOT...LOC 1223Z 288DEG 30KT 2838 9634 2801 9641 2777 9654 2767
9660

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

$$

HEAVENER



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