Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
859 PM CST FRI DEC 8 2017

...STRONG OFFSHORE NORTHERLIES TO PERSIST THROUGH THE MORNING...

.A CONTINUED TIGHT OFFSHORE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL MAINTAIN
MODERATE OFFSHORE WINDS AND RESPONDING HIGH SEAS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

GMZ370-375-090600-
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WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
859 PM CST FRI DEC 8 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 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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