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
1148 PM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  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 115 AM CDT

* AT 1147 PM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR GALVESTON A171...MOVING EAST AT 35
  KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BRAZOS A4...GALVESTON A21...HIGH ISLAND A457...GALVESTON A196...BRAZOS
  B133...GALVESTON 424...BRAZOS A110...GALVESTON A250...GALVESTON A171...
  HIGH ISLAND A109...GALVESTON A66...BRAZOS A26...GALVESTON A122...BRAZOS
  A70...HIGH ISLAND A131...HIGH ISLAND A410...HIGH ISLAND A142...
  GALVESTON A156...EAST BREAKS 228 AND BUOY 42019.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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 2811 9606 2862 9505 2877 9409 2852 9402
      2818 9460 2799 9484 2766 9554
TIME...MOT...LOC 0447Z 281DEG 34KT 2817 9515

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

$$



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