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
233 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

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...

* UNTIL 330 AM CDT

* AT 232 AM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR WEST BAY TO NEAR OFFATTS BAYOU TO NEAR
  GALVESTON 221...MOVING WEST AT 10 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...
  BASTROP BAY...GALVESTON 221...SAN LUIS PASS...WEST BAY...TABS BUOY
  B AND CHRISTMAS BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2915 9459 2886 9502 2911 9521 2912 9521
      2916 9517 2918 9517 2918 9519 2919 9521
      2922 9521 2923 9519 2921 9511 2920 9509
      2922 9505 2929 9498 2925 9481
TIME...MOT...LOC 0732Z 069DEG 10KT 2926 9501 2923 9488 2914 9480

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

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