Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WHUS74 KCRP 200602
MWWCRP

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1202 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

...STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS NEXT FEW HOURS...

.INCREASING PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS THE AREA HAS LED TO STRONG
WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS ACROSS FAR OFFSHORE WATERS LATE TONIGHT.
EXPECT THE ELEVATED CONDITIONS TO BE SHORT LIVED AND DECREASE BY
LATE IN THE NIGHT.

GMZ270-275-200900-
/O.NEW.KCRP.SC.Y.0024.170220T0602Z-170220T0900Z/
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1202 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST MONDAY.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS. GUSTS AROUND 25
KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS: SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

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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