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
718 PM CDT WED APR 22 2015

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...

* UNTIL 815 PM CDT

* AT 717 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS GREATER THAN 40 KNOTS...LOCATED OVER
  BRAZOS A85... MOVING EAST AT 40 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BRAZOS A110...GALVESTON A250...EAST BREAKS 228...BUOY 42019 AND
  BRAZOS A85.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 2797 9589 2812 9579 2793 9496 2779 9524
      2766 9554
TIME...MOT...LOC 0017Z 290DEG 50KT 2792 9551

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