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
525 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 700 PM CST

* AT 525 PM CST...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING ISOLATED WATERSPOUTS AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS WAS
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 NM SOUTHEAST OF HIGH ISLAND
  208 TO 6 NM EAST OF GALVESTON A21...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
           VESSELS AND OIL RIGS...AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.
           MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION AND
           WEARING LIFE JACKETS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN
           BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HIGH ISLAND A61...HIGH ISLAND A23...GALVESTON A8...HIGH ISLAND
  A80...HEALD BANK...HIGH ISLAND A109 AND TABS BUOY F.

LAT...LON 2872 9408 2848 9488 2914 9445 2923 9427
TIME...MOT...LOC 2325Z 238DEG 32KT 2904 9441 2857 9477

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

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