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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
951 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...CONDITIONS IMPROVING BUT SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY PERSISTS...

.DECREASING WINDS AND SUBSIDING SEAS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE LOWER
TEXAS COAST TODAY. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL REMAIN HIGH ENOUGH TO
WARRANT A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO WATERS EAST
OF PADRE ISLAND FROM 0 TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES OFFSHORE UNTIL SUNSET
THIS EVENING.

GMZ150-155-170-175-070000-
/O.CON.KBRO.SC.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-150307T0000Z/
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-
951 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 12 TO 22 KNOTS.

* SEAS...5 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS FOR SMALL
CRAFT...GENERALLY WITH COMBINED SEAS OF 7 FEET OR MORE.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS... ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
255 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...WINDS AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON...

.WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE AND SEAS SUBSIDE THE REST OF THE
AFTERNOON AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT RELAXES.

GMZ270-275-070000-
/O.CON.KCRP.SC.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-150307T0000Z/
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-
255 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

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

* WINDS: NORTH TO NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS FOR THE REST OF THE
  AFTERNOON AND 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

* SEAS: 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER SEAS FOR THE REST OF
  THE AFTERNOON...THEN 4 TO 6 FEET BY EARLY EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

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