Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
313 AM CST WED NOV 22 2017

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.A MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST THIS MORNING
BEFORE WIND SPEEDS GRADUALLY BEGIN TO DECREASE THIS AFTERNOON.

GMZ330-335-350-355-221715-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0089.000000T0000Z-171122T1800Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
313 AM CST WED NOV 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
  TO GALE FORCE POSSIBLE..

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET.

* BAY WATERS...CHOPPY TO ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

GMZ370-375-221715-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0089.000000T0000Z-171122T2100Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
313 AM CST WED NOV 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH
  OCCASIONAL GUSTS 35 TO 40 KNOTS THROUGH MID WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 INCREASING TO 6 TO 9 OFFSHORE WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
  UP TO 10 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



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