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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
548 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS CONTINUE ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL INTERACT WITH
PERSISTENT LOW PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS. THIS INTERACTION
WILL RESULT IN STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS
COAST THROUGH THE REST OF MEMORIAL DAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES
ARE LIKELY TO REMAIN IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT.

GMZ150-155-170-175-251900-
/O.CON.KBRO.SC.Y.0026.000000T0000Z-150526T0000Z/
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-
548 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS.

* WAVES...SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 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
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
417 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS THROUGH THE MEMORIAL DAY
WEEKEND...

.A MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE FLOW ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS WILL
MAINTAIN LARGE SEAS THROUGH MUCH OF THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.
WINDS AND SEAS WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

GMZ230-235-251730-
/O.EXT.KCRP.SC.Y.0033.150525T1500Z-150526T0000Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
417 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE BAYS AND WATERWAYS BAFFIN BAY TO
PORT O`CONNOR.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
  KNOTS BY LATE MORNING NEAR AND SOUTH OF PORT ARANSAS...AND
  AROUND 20 KNOTS NORTH OF PORT ARANSAS.

* BAYS...OCCASIONALLY 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.

&&

$$

GW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
417 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS THROUGH THE MEMORIAL DAY
WEEKEND...

.A MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE FLOW ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS WILL
MAINTAIN LARGE SEAS THROUGH MUCH OF THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.
WINDS AND SEAS WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

GMZ250-255-251730-
/O.EXT.KCRP.SC.Y.0031.000000T0000Z-150526T0200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
417 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE NEAR SHORE WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 20 NM.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* SEAS...6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONALLY HIGHER SEAS.

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
417 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS THROUGH THE MEMORIAL DAY
WEEKEND...

.A MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE FLOW ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS WILL
MAINTAIN LARGE SEAS THROUGH MUCH OF THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.
WINDS AND SEAS WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

GMZ270-275-251730-
/O.EXT.KCRP.SC.Y.0031.000000T0000Z-150526T1300Z/
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-
417 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT TUESDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT TUESDAY
FOR THE OFFSHORE WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM
20 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* SEAS...6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONALLY HIGHER SEAS.

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 HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
357 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 PM CDT
MONDAY...

.MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY.
WINDS...SEAS...AND BAY WATERS WILL BE HIGHER IN AND NEAR ANY
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

GMZ350-355-251700-
/O.EXT.KHGX.SC.Y.0034.000000T0000Z-150526T0500Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
357 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT
TONIGHT...

* WINDS...INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING.

* SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET.

* THUNDERSTORMS...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE POSSIBLE LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON OR EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

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