Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
449 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT TODAY...

.A FRONTAL BOUNDARY SHOULD PUSH THROUGH THE AREA LATER THIS
MORNING AND INCREASE NORTHWEST WINDS. STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS WILL
ALSO BUILD SEAS TO AROUND 7 FEET. WINDS AND SEAS SHOULD DECREASE
LATER TODAY.

GMZ335-211200-
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GALVESTON BAY-
449 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS CANCELLED
THE DENSE FOG ADVISORY.

VISIBILITY HAS IMPROVED ACROSS GALVESTON BAY.

$$

GMZ330-350-211800-
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MATAGORDA BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
449 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS

* SEAS...CHOPPY BAY WATERS...3 TO 5 FEET NEARHSORE...5 TO 7 FEET
  OFFSHORE.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ370-211800-
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WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
449 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* SEAS...3 TO 5 FEET NEARHSORE...5 TO 7 FEET OFFSHORE.

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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