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
405 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

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...
  MATAGORDA BAY...
  WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX FROM 20 TO 60
  NM...

* UNTIL 600 AM CDT.

* AT 404 AM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR MATAGORDA ISLAND 607 TO NEAR BRAZOS A26...
  MOVING NORTHWEST 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...
  MATAGORDA JETTY...BRAZOS 490...BRAZOS B133...EAST MATAGORDA BAY...
  BRAZOS 548...MATAGORDA ISLAND 607...PALACIOS BAY...BRAZOS A26...
  MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL...BRAZOS 439...TABS BUOY W...MATAGORDA
  ISLAND 557 AND TURTLE BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 2872 9665 2872 9652 2871 9652 2871 9657
      2861 9645 2859 9645 2874 9615 2864 9621
      2861 9620 2873 9590 2870 9572 2802 9537
      2806 9600 2851 9649 2847 9652 2852 9649
TIME...MOT...LOC 0904Z 141DEG 24KT 2813 9613 2809 9550

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

$$


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