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
943 PM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM...
  GALVESTON BAY...
  WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 1015 PM CDT

* AT 942 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR HIGH ISLAND
  63...MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HIGH ISLAND 157...HEALD BANK...HIGH ISLAND A23...ROLLOVER PASS...
  HIGH ISLAND 63...BUOY 42035...HIGH ISLAND A80 AND NORTHEASTERN EAST
  GALVESTON BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS.

LAT...LON 2879 9412 2955 9470 2959 9457 2956 9451
      2957 9445 2954 9446 2956 9438 2955 9439
      2854 9401
TIME...MOT...LOC 0242Z 277DEG 36KT 2935 9442

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

$$

HATHAWAY



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