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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1035 AM CDT MON MAY 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.STRONG AND GUSTY ONSHORE WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON
IN RESPONSE TO A DEVELOPING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER SOUTHEAST TEXAS.
PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT.
SOME OF THE STORMS COULD BECOME STRONG OR SEVERE. WINDS AND SEAS WILL
BE HIGHER IN AND NEAR THESE STORMS.

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-222200-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0059.000000T0000Z-170522T2200Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1035 AM CDT MON MAY 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS NEAR 30
  KNOTS.

* SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET.

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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
643 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-231145-
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-
643 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Widespread showers and thunderstorms...some severe...are expected
today as a storm complex moves into the waters. Wind gusts to or
above gale force are likely in and near the storms. A small craft
advisory is in effect. Precipitation will likely continue in the
Gulf into the evening hours.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Periods of showers and thunderstorms will be possible again
Tuesday afternoon and night ahead of a cold front. Winds and seas
will be higher in and near storms. Small Craft Advisories may be
needed in the wake of the front Tuesday night and Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
510 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

GMZ230-235-250-255-270-275-TXZ229>234-239>247-231015-
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-La Salle-McMullen-Live Oak-Bee-Goliad-Victoria-Webb-Duval-
Jim Wells-Kleberg-Nueces-San Patricio-Aransas-Refugio-Calhoun-
510 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms today and scattered
thunderstorms tonight. The best chance of thunderstorms will be
across the eastern portions of South Texas. Some storms may be
strong with small hail and gusty winds.

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will be possible today and
tonight, mainly across eastern portions of South Texas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected Tuesday.

Small Craft Advisory conditions are possible over the Gulf of Mexico
late Thursday night and Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed today or tonight.

$$

TE

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
507 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

TXZ248>257-231015-
Zapata-Jim Hogg-Brooks-Kenedy-Starr-Hidalgo-Inland Willacy-
Inland Cameron-Coastal Willacy-Coastal Cameron-
507 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms this afternoon and overnight may
produce gusty winds near 40 mph and brief heavy rain.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

All of Deep South Texas and the Rio Grande Valley will be under a
slight risk for severe thunderstorms Tuesday and Tuesday night. A
cold front will become invigorated with the approach of an upper
level disturbance. Any thunderstorms that develop will be capable
of producing large hail and damaging wind gusts. Pockets of heavy
rain could produce brief flooding of streets and low lying areas.

Rip Current risk will become elevated Wednesday and remain
elevated through the holiday weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed Monday could could be
Tuesday or Tuesday night.

$$


Short Term Forecast


Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
203 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

GMZ230-235-250-255-TXZ231>234-240>247-222115-
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-Live Oak-Bee-Goliad-Victoria-Duval-Jim Wells-Kleberg-Nueces-
San Patricio-Aransas-Refugio-Calhoun-
Including the cities of George West, Three Rivers, Beeville,
Goliad, Victoria, Freer, Benavides, San Diego, Alice,
Orange Grove, Kingsville, Corpus Christi, Portland, Ingleside,
Aransas Pass, Sinton, Mathis, Rockport, Refugio, Woodsboro,
and Port Lavaca
203 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

.NOW...
Through 4 PM CDT...Isolated showers will continue to affect
portions of the Coastal Bend, the Victoria Crossroads, and over
the adjacent Bays and Nearshore Coastal Waters. An isolated
thunderstorm, with brief gusty wind and cloud to surface
lightning, may also occur. Generally light to moderate rainfall
expected with rainfall rates of less than a tenth of an inch per
hour. However...higher rainfall rates may occur in association
with thunderstorms.

$$

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Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
203 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

GMZ270-275-222115-
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-
203 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

.NOW...
Through 4 PM CDT...Isolated to scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms will continue across the Offshore Coastal Waters.
Affected Mariners should prepare for heavy rain...cloud to surface
lightning...gusty wind and reduced visibilities associated with
the thunderstorms.

$$

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
140 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

TXZ248>250-252-253-222030-
Zapata-Jim Hogg-Brooks-Starr-Hidalgo-
Including the cities of Zapata, Hebbronville, Falfurrias,
Rio Grande City, Roma, McAllen, Edinburg, Pharr, Mission,
and Weslaco
140 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

.NOW...
Through 330 pm...isolated showers will continue to develop and
move across the middle and upper portions of the Rio Grande
valley. Rainfall amounts will be a tenth to a quarter of an inch
per hour with these showers.

$$

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
140 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

GMZ130-132-135-150-155-170-175-222030-
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-
140 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

.NOW...
Through 330 pm...scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
will continue to develop and move across the northern portions of
the lower Texas coastal waters. Brief wind gusts to near 30
knots...small hail and heavy rainfall reducing visibilities to
less than a mile...can be expected with storms. Occasional cloud
to water lightning strikes can also be expected with
thunderstorms.

$$

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
140 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

TXZ251-254>257-222030-
Kenedy-Inland Willacy-Inland Cameron-Coastal Willacy-
Coastal Cameron-
Including the cities of Sarita, Raymondville, Brownsville,
Harlingen, Port Mansfield, Port Isabel, South Padre Island,
Laguna Heights, and Laguna Vista
140 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

.NOW...
Through 330 pm...isolated to scattered showers will continue to
develop and move across portions of Kenedy county and the lower
Texas coast. Rainfall amounts of a tenth to a quarter of an inch
per hour can be expected with these showers.

$$

Castillo

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