Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1058 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT
THIS MORNING. THE WINDS WILL DIMINISH LATER TODAY ALTHOUGH SEAS
WILL REMAIN ELEVATED INTO THIS EVENING.

GMZ350-355-301900-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0053.000000T0000Z-170430T1900Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1058 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...THROUGH 2 PM CDT TODAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.


* SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET DIMINISHING
  THIS AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ370-375-010000-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0053.000000T0000Z-170501T0300Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1058 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...THROUGH 10 PM CDT TONIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY BECOMING NORTHWEST 15
  TO 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET
  SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BY
  LATE EVENING.

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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