Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
339 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR THE OFFSHORE WATERS TONIGHT...

.NORTH WINDS HAVE DEVELOPED IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT. SUSTAINED
WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO GREATER THAN 20 KNOTS AND SEAS ARE BETWEEN
7 AND 8 FEET. WINDS WILL DIMINISH LATE TONIGHT.

GMZ370-375-030445-
/O.EXT.KHGX.SC.Y.0037.000000T0000Z-160503T0900Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
339 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY.

* SEAS...6 TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

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