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Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
952 AM CST WED NOV 22 2017

...STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS LIKELY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.ADVERSE MARINE CONDITIONS ARE PREVAILING ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS
COAST DUE TO THE RECENT PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT. STRONG WINDS AND
ROUGH SEAS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM
NOW THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

GMZ150-155-170-175-222230-
/O.CON.KBRO.GL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-171122T2100Z/
/O.EXT.KBRO.SC.Y.0061.171122T2100Z-171123T1200Z/
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-
952 AM CST WED NOV 22 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 AM CST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH AT 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN
  THE AFTERNOON AND 15 TO 20 KNOTS TONIGHT.

* SEAS...7 TO 10 FEET TODAY SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1026 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

GMZ017-230330-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1026 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING W of 96W...

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt, except 30 to 35 kt W of 96W
diminishing to 25 to 30 kt late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft,
building to 7 to 10 ft, except to 9 to 12 ft W of 96W in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW to N 10 kt late.
Seas 5 to 7 ft in N to NE swell.
.FRI...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft in NW swell.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 5 kt, shifting to SE to S
late. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...E winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1026 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

GMZ011-230330-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1026 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt with frequent gusts to 35 kt.
Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds less than 5 kt, shifting to S late. Seas
2 ft or less.
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$


Small Craft Advisory For Winds


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
952 AM CST WED NOV 22 2017

...STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS LIKELY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.ADVERSE MARINE CONDITIONS ARE PREVAILING ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS
COAST DUE TO THE RECENT PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT. STRONG WINDS AND
ROUGH SEAS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM
NOW THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

GMZ130-132-135-222230-
/O.CON.KBRO.SI.Y.0062.000000T0000Z-171123T0000Z/
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-
952 AM CST WED NOV 22 2017

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

* WINDS...NORTH AT 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* BAY CONDITIONS...ROUGH BAY WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1024 AM CST WED NOV 22 2017

...COLD FRONT BRINGS STRONG WINDS TO THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL
WATERS TODAY...

STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL PERSIST TODAY IN WAKE OF A COLD FRONT.
ELEVATED SEAS WILL ALSO DEVELOP IN RESPONSE TO STRONG WINDS
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS. AN OCCASIONAL GUST NEAR GALE FORCE
WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS THIS MORNING. WINDS
WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH DURING THE AFTERNOON...WITH SEAS SLOWER
TO FALL THIS EVENING.

GMZ250-255-270-275-230030-
/O.CON.KCRP.SC.Y.0090.000000T0000Z-171123T0600Z/
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-
1024 AM CST WED NOV 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS NEARSHORE. NORTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS
  OFFSHORE...WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO NEAR GALE FORCE THIS
  MORNING DIMINISHING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.

* WAVES/SEAS...INCREASING TO 6 TO 8 NEARSHORE AND 7 TO 9 FEET
  OFFSHORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 7 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND CONSIDER WIND AND SEA
CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1024 AM CST WED NOV 22 2017

...COLD FRONT BRINGS STRONG WINDS TO THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL
WATERS TODAY...

STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL PERSIST TODAY IN WAKE OF A COLD FRONT.
ELEVATED SEAS WILL ALSO DEVELOP IN RESPONSE TO STRONG WINDS
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS. AN OCCASIONAL GUST NEAR GALE FORCE
WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS THIS MORNING. WINDS
WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH DURING THE AFTERNOON...WITH SEAS SLOWER
TO FALL THIS EVENING.

GMZ230-235-222000-
/O.CON.KCRP.SC.Y.0090.000000T0000Z-171122T2000Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1024 AM CST WED NOV 22 2017

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

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS THIS MORNING TO 15 TO 20
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.

* WAVES/SEAS...BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 7 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND CONSIDER WIND AND SEA
CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

TC

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
952 AM CST WED NOV 22 2017

...STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS LIKELY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.ADVERSE MARINE CONDITIONS ARE PREVAILING ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS
COAST DUE TO THE RECENT PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT. STRONG WINDS AND
ROUGH SEAS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM
NOW THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

GMZ150-155-170-175-222230-
/O.CON.KBRO.GL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-171122T2100Z/
/O.EXT.KBRO.SC.Y.0061.171122T2100Z-171123T1200Z/
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-
952 AM CST WED NOV 22 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 AM CST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH AT 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN
  THE AFTERNOON AND 15 TO 20 KNOTS TONIGHT.

* SEAS...7 TO 10 FEET TODAY SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
842 AM CST Wed Nov 22 2017

GMZ130-132-135-150-155-170-175-231100-
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-
842 AM CST Wed Nov 22 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Small Craft Advisory for Winds is in effect for the Laguna Madre
until 6 PM CST this evening.

A Gale Warning is in effect for the Gulf of Mexico waters from 0
to 60 nautical miles offshore until 3 PM CST this afternoon.

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the Gulf of Mexico waters
from 0 to 60 nautical miles offshore from 3 PM CST this afternoon
until midnight CST tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Additional Small Craft Advisories are possible along the Lower
Texas Coast Monday night through Tuesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Skywarn spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
842 AM CST Wed Nov 22 2017

TXZ248>257-231100-
Zapata-Jim Hogg-Brooks-Kenedy-Starr-Hidalgo-Inland Willacy-
Inland Cameron-Coastal Willacy-Coastal Cameron-
842 AM CST Wed Nov 22 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is a high risk of rip currents at the beaches of South Padre
Island and at Boca Chica Beach.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

An elevated risk of rip currents is possible at the local beaches
Thursday, and again Monday night through Tuesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Skywarn spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
525 AM CST Wed Nov 22 2017

GMZ230-235-250-255-270-275-231130-
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-
525 AM CST Wed Nov 22 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A small craft advisory is in effect for the Middle Texas Coastal
Waters across the bays and waterways through the early afternoon
and across the nearshore and offshore waters through midnight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
309 AM CST Wed Nov 22 2017

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-230915-
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-
309 AM CST Wed Nov 22 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Moderate to strong offshore flow and elevated seas will persist
through this afternoon, with gusts occasionally reaching gale
force.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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