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Dense Fog Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
253 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

...DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE ACROSS BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS...

.Dense sea fog will continue over the bays and nearshore coastal
waters tonight through Sunday morning.

GMZ230-235-250-255-180600-
/O.EXT.KCRP.MF.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-180218T1800Z/
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
253 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST SUNDAY...

* VISIBILITY...One nautical mile or less.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one mile. Inexperienced mariners...
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1150 AM CST SAT FEB 17 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT THIS MORNING...

.AREAS OF DENSE SEA FOG LOWERING VISIBILITES TO A MILE OR UNDER
WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS.

GMZ350-355-181800-
/O.EXT.KHGX.MF.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-180218T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1150 AM CST SAT FEB 17 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST SUNDAY...

* VISIBILITY...1 NAUTICAL MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN CHANGES IN VISIBILITY OVER
SHORT DISTANCES. REDUCE YOUR SPEED AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER
VESSELS...BUOYS AND BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS... ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
CRAFT OR NOT EQUIPPED WITH RADAR... SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE
HARBOR.

&&

$$


Marine Weather Statement


Marine Weather Statement...UPDATED
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
243 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

GMZ132-135-150-155-180445-
Laguna Madre from the Arroyo Colorado To 5 NM north of Port
Mansfield TX-
Laguna Madre from 5 nm north of Port Mansfield to Baffin Bay TX-
Coastal waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield out 20 nm-
243 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

...Areas of fog reducing visibilities across the nearshore gulf
waters of Deep South Texas...

Satellite observations and local camera networks indicate that
areas of fog remain over the Gulf waters out 20 nautical miles and
the Laguna Madre north of Port Mansfield. Visibilities are
somewhat difficult to ascertain, but expect values around 1 to 3
nautical miles. Additional marine fog development is likely
overnight. Some fog may be dense late this afternoon and this
evening through early Sunday. A Dense Fog Advisory may be needed
shortly.

Mariners are urged to reduce speed and maintain a lookout for
other vessels, buoys, and breakwaters. In addition, keep your
navigation lights on. Consider returning to or remaining in port,
especially if your vessel is not equipped to handle the reduced
visibility.

$$

Frye


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
401 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

TXZ248>257-182215-
Zapata-Jim Hogg-Brooks-Kenedy-Starr-Hidalgo-Inland Willacy-
Inland Cameron-Coastal Willacy-Coastal Cameron-
401 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Deep South
Texas.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Patchy fog will develop across the coastal sections of deep south
Texas tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

An elevated risk of rip currents is possible at the beaches of
South Padre Island and at Boca Chica Beach Sunday night through
Thursday.

A Wind Advisory may be needed for portions of deep south Texas
Monday and Tuesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
401 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

GMZ130-132-135-150-155-170-175-182215-
Laguna Madre from the Port of Brownsville to the Arroyo Colorado-
Laguna Madre from the Arroyo Colorado To 5 NM north of Port
Mansfield TX-
Laguna Madre from 5 nm north of Port Mansfield to Baffin Bay TX-
Coastal waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield out 20 nm-
Waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande extending from 20 to
60 nm-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield extending from 20 to
60 nm-
401 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of The Gulf of
Mexico and The Laguna Madre.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Areas of sea fog...some locally dense...will develop across
portions of the Laguna Madre and the nearshore Gulf waters
tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

A Small Craft Advisory may be needed for portions of the Lower
Texas coastal waters Monday through Tuesday night...and Wednesday
night through Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
558 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

TXZ229>234-239>247-181200-
La Salle-McMullen-Live Oak-Bee-Goliad-Victoria-Webb-Duval-
Jim Wells-Kleberg-Nueces-San Patricio-Aransas-Refugio-Calhoun-
558 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Patchy dense fog early this morning over portions of the Coastal
Bend and Victoria Crossroads. Areas of fog tonight over the
Coastal Bend near the coast tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible Tuesday through
Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
558 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

GMZ230-235-250-255-270-275-181200-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-
558 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for the Middle Texas
Coastal Waters.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Dense Fog Advisory in effect until 300 PM CST Today for the bays
and nearshore coastal waters. Areas of fog over the bays and
nearshore waters tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Sea fog may pose navigation issues Saturday along area bays and the
nearshore Gulf waters Sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

87/84

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
414 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-181300-
Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
Galveston Bay-Matagorda Bay-
Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-
414 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Areas of dense sea fog will continue.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

The threat of dense sea fog will persist into early next week.
Winds will increase and seas will build early next week. Small
craft advisories may be required.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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