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
1256 PM CDT TUE APR 18 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM...
  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 230 PM CDT

* AT 1256 PM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 7 NM NORTHWEST OF GALVESTON 424 TO 8 NM WEST OF
  GALVESTON A66...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GALVESTON 344...GALVESTON 424...GALVESTON A21...GALVESTON A66 AND
  GALVESTON 317.

LAT...LON 2858 9546 2898 9494 2849 9450 2818 9508
TIME...MOT...LOC 1756Z 226DEG 26KT 2867 9506 2840 9489

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

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