Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
243 PM CDT SUN JUN 25 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM...
  GALVESTON BAY...

* UNTIL 345 PM CDT

* AT 243 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 NM SOUTHWEST
  OF SURFSIDE JETTY TO NEAR GALVESTON 221. THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
  WERE NEARLY STATIONARY.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS.

  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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CHRISTMAS BAY...SAN LUIS PASS...WEST BAY...DRUM BAY...SURFSIDE
  JETTY AND BASTROP BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2908 9491 2893 9506 2882 9533 2883 9555
      2887 9550 2888 9545 2891 9541 2891 9538
      2889 9537 2900 9527 2912 9521 2916 9517
      2918 9517 2918 9519 2922 9522 2923 9518
      2921 9511 2920 9509 2924 9503
TIME...MOT...LOC 1943Z 112DEG 4KT 2885 9537 2909 9495

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

$$

HUFFMAN



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