Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
411 AM CDT FRI MAR 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CDT TODAY...

.ELEVATED WINDS AND WAVES ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST ACROSS THE
OFFSHORE WATERS FOR MUCH OF THIS MORNING AND THE SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THE OFFSHORE WATERS.

GMZ350-355-171015-
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COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
411 AM CDT FRI MAR 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS CANCELLED
THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

.WINDS HAVE FALLEN BELOW CRITERIA ALONG THE UPPER TEXAS COAST AND
THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS HAS BEEN
CANCELLED. HOWEVER... SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH
THE REMAINDER OF THE MORNING.

$$

GMZ370-375-171600-
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WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
411 AM CDT FRI MAR 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY.

* SEAS...6 TO 8 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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