Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WHUS74 KCRP 051757 AAB
MWWCRP

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1157 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...STRONG TO VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW CONTINUES TO SLOWLY
DIMINISH...

.WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE ACROSS THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON.
HOWEVER...WINDS WILL REMAIN STRONG TONIGHT ALONG WITH LARGE
SEAS...THEREFORE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR AFTER
THE GALE WARNINGS EXPIRE.

GMZ230-235-060015-
/O.EXP.KCRP.GL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150305T1800Z/
/O.CON.KCRP.SC.Y.0018.150305T1800Z-150306T0500Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1157 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CST THIS
EVENING. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS FOR THE BAYS AND WATERWAYS
BAFFIN BAY TO PORT O`CONNOR.

* WINDS: NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS EARLY...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
  25 KNOTS DURING THE AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: BAYS ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY TO 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.

&&

$$

GMZ250-255-060015-
/O.CON.KCRP.GL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150305T2100Z/
/O.CON.KCRP.SC.Y.0018.150305T2100Z-150306T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1157 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 AM CST FRIDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 6 AM CST FRIDAY. THIS IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS
BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM OFFSHORE.

* WINDS: NORTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 25 KNOTS BY
  MID AFTERNOON. FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS THROUGH 3 PM.

* SEAS: 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER SEAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ270-275-060015-
/O.CON.KCRP.GL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
/O.CON.KCRP.SC.Y.0018.150306T0000Z-150306T1200Z/
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-
1157 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 6 AM CST FRIDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 AM CST FRIDAY. THIS IS IN EFFECT FOR THE OFFSHORE WATERS BAFFIN
BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE.

* WINDS: 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS.

* SEAS: 11 TO 13 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER SEAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

GW/TE




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