Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
355 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL BE IN EFFECT MONDAY...

.STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS IN THE WAKE OF AN EARLY MORNING COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE...WITH BAY WATERS BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH AND
INCREASED GULF SEA HEIGHTS. WINDS SHOULD BEGIN TO SLOWLY RELAX
LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

GMZ330-335-081800-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0019.160208T1200Z-160209T0000Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
355 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...NEAR 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* BAY WATERS...CHOPPY IN THE LATE MORNING...ROUGH DURING THE
  AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ350-355-370-375-081800-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0019.160208T1200Z-160209T0600Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
355 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* WINDS...20 TO 25 KNOTS SUSTAINED...GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.

* SEAS...2 TO 5 FEET NEARSHORE...5 TO 7 FEET OFFSHORE WITH
  OCCASIONAL 8 FOOT WAVES.

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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