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
503 AM CDT MON MAY 29 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  GALVESTON BAY...

* UNTIL 700 AM CDT

* AT 501 AM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR HIGH ISLAND A33 TO NEAR GALVESTON A66...MOVING
  NORTHWEST AT 10 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 KNOTS
           POSSIBLE. THE THUNDERSTORSM ARE SLOW MOVING AND THESE
           WINDS WILL EXTEND WELL AWAY FROM THE STORMS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  EAST GALVESTON BAY...GALVESTON SHIP CHANNEL...WEST BAY...SCOTT
  BAY...GALVESTON BAY ENTRANCE...GALVESTON BAY...TABBS BAY...DRUM
  BAY...BURNET BAY...OFFATTS BAYOU...GALVESTON PIER 21...TRINITY
  BAY...SMITH POINT...SAN LUIS PASS...GALVESTON CAUSEWAY...ROLLOVER
  PASS...MITCHELL BAY...BLACK DUCK BAY...BASTROP BAY AND CHRISTMAS
  BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 2982 9510 2967 9491 2980 9472 2965 9468
      2954 9474 2959 9457 2955 9438 2955 9439
      2942 9468 2934 9476 2933 9472 2933 9474
      2893 9531 2916 9517 2922 9522 2920 9509
      2932 9491 2943 9491 2955 9504 2967 9501
TIME...MOT...LOC 1001Z 117DEG 11KT 2891 9412 2834 9470

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

$$



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