Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
104 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

GMZ335-350-370-031912-
/O.CAN.KHGX.MA.W.0216.000000T0000Z-161203T1945Z/
104 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX OUT 20
NM...
GALVESTON BAY...
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

THE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE WEAKENED AND MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA
AND ARE NO LONGER POSE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS.

LAT...LON 2887 9476 2882 9497 2905 9486 2914 9485
      2918 9482 2929 9477 2930 9474 2937 9467
      2941 9466 2943 9464 2945 9460 2947 9460
      2950 9455 2950 9449 2951 9444 2950 9437
      2912 9423
TIME...MOT...LOC 1902Z 300DEG 15KT 2954 9428 2846 9492

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GMZ355-375-031945-
/O.CON.KHGX.MA.W.0216.000000T0000Z-161203T1945Z/
104 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 145 PM CST...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM...
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 102 PM CST...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS
WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 NM NORTHWEST OF HIGH
ISLAND 52 TO 7 NM SOUTH OF GALVESTON 424...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15
KNOTS. ONE CELL 15 MILES SOUTH OF GALVESTON IS SHOWING SIGNS OF
PRODUCING A WATERSPOUT.

HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
         VESSELS AND OIL RIGS...AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.
         MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION AND WEARING
         LIFE JACKETS. WATERSPOUTS CAN BECOME TORNADOES IF THEY MOVE
         ONSHORE. KEEP ABREAST OF THE SITUATION. SMALL CRAFT COULD
         BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER
         WAVES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GALVESTON 256...BUOY 42035...GALVESTON 150...HIGH ISLAND 157...
GALVESTON 221...HIGH ISLAND A179...HIGH ISLAND 208 AND HIGH ISLAND
63.

LAT...LON 2887 9476 2882 9497 2905 9486 2914 9485
      2918 9482 2929 9477 2930 9474 2937 9467
      2941 9466 2943 9464 2945 9460 2947 9460
      2950 9455 2950 9449 2951 9444 2950 9437
      2912 9423
TIME...MOT...LOC 1902Z 300DEG 15KT 2954 9428 2846 9492

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

$$


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