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
1154 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  MATAGORDA BAY...

* UNTIL 130 AM CDT

* AT 1154 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 17 NM NORTHWEST
  OF SEADRIFT...MOVING EAST AT 30 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...
  TURTLE BAY...MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL AND PALACIOS BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

&&

LAT...LON 2872 9665 2872 9652 2871 9652 2871 9657
      2860 9644 2857 9649 2857 9648 2878 9614
      2861 9620 2869 9601 2861 9595 2839 9638
      2840 9639 2840 9637 2851 9648 2847 9657
      2846 9658 2846 9659 2857 9655 2870 9667
TIME...MOT...LOC 0454Z 259DEG 28KT 2858 9700

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

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