Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
312 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THE OFFSHORE WATERS FROM LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO PUSH ACROSS THE UPPER TEXAS
COAST AND INTO THE COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY EVENING. STRONG OFFSHORE
WINDS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT...WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS...ARE
POSSIBLE LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.

GMZ370-375-010515-
/O.NEW.KHGX.GL.A.0002.150202T0600Z-150202T1500Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
312 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
GALE WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTH AT 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 KNOTS.

* SEAS... SEAS BUILDING 6 TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

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