Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WHUS74 KCRP 210803
MWWCRP

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
303 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...MODERATE TO STRONG AND GUSTY ONSHORE FLOW EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS THE SOUTHERN BAYS...

.A STRONG THERMAL GRADIENT BETWEEN COASTAL AND INLAND LOCATIONS
WILL AID IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS THIS
AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS. THE STRONGEST WINDS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR ACROSS THE SOUTHERN BAYS AND WATERWAYS.

GMZ230-211600-
/O.NEW.KCRP.SC.Y.0081.140821T2000Z-140822T0300Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
303 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY FOR BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT
ARANSAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM
CDT THIS EVENING.

* WINDS AND BAY WATERS: SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
  TO NEAR 30 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 7 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND CONSIDER WIND AND SEA
CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

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HART



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