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
545 PM CST FRI FEB 17 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 715 PM CST

* AT 544 PM CST...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM HIGH ISLAND TO 20 NM SOUTH OF GALVESTON...MOVING
  EAST AT 10 KNOTS. THESE STORMS HAVE A HISTORY OF PRODUCING WINDS
  ABOVE 34 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...
  HIGH ISLAND 157...HEALD BANK...TABS BUOY F...HIGH ISLAND A23...HIGH
  ISLAND A179...HIGH ISLAND 63...BUOY 42035...HIGH ISLAND A61...
  GALVESTON 256...HIGH ISLAND A80 AND HIGH ISLAND 208.

LAT...LON 2896 9477 2916 9464 2931 9458 2938 9461
      2951 9447 2952 9447 2952 9444 2953 9442
      2954 9441 2954 9439 2955 9439 2878 9410
TIME...MOT...LOC 2344Z 285DEG 11KT 2965 9437 2937 9456 2930 9453 2915
9459 2892 9475

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

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