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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
333 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES CONTINUE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS
ACROSS MOST OF THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...

.STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE BAY AND
WATERWAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS OF THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS
THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO
INTENSIFY ACROSS THE OFFSHORE GULF WATERS TONIGHT WITH SEAS
BECOMING HAZARDOUS.

GMZ230-250-255-240845-
/O.EXT.KCRP.SC.Y.0037.000000T0000Z-170324T1300Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
333 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT FRIDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS NEAR 30 KNOTS.

* BAYS: CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

* WAVES: 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT.

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
333 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES CONTINUE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS
ACROSS MOST OF THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...

.STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE BAY AND
WATERWAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS OF THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS
THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO
INTENSIFY ACROSS THE OFFSHORE GULF WATERS TONIGHT WITH SEAS
BECOMING HAZARDOUS.

GMZ270-275-240845-
/O.EXT.KCRP.SC.Y.0037.170323T2033Z-170324T1800Z/
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-
333 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT FRIDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT FRIDAY.

* WINDS: INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST TONIGHT 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
  GUSTS NEAR GALE FORCE.

* WAVES: 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT.

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 BROWNSVILLE TX
659 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS CONTINUE FOR THE LAGUNA MADRE AND
GULF WATERS THIS EVENING...

.THE INTERACTION BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GULF AND
STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE ACROSS THE PLAINS WILL KEEP STRONG
WINDS ON THE LAGUNA MADRE THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. THE STRONG
PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL INCREASE WINDS WILL AND BUILD SEAS OVER THE
OFFSHORE GULF WATERS THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

GMZ150-155-170-175-240800-
/O.CON.KBRO.SC.Y.0022.170324T0100Z-170324T1300Z/
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-
659 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT FRIDAY...

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

* WAVES/SEAS...6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS 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 TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
332 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY STARTING LATE TONIGHT...

.A TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL HELP TO INCREASE WIND SPEEDS
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.
ELEVATED SEAS AND GUSTY ONSHORE WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
TOMORROW AFTERNOON.

GMZ370-375-240445-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0037.170324T0300Z-170324T1800Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
332 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...SE 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY.

* 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...
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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
332 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY STARTING LATE TONIGHT...

.A TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL HELP TO INCREASE WIND SPEEDS
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.
ELEVATED SEAS AND GUSTY ONSHORE WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
TOMORROW AFTERNOON.

GMZ350-355-240445-
/O.EXA.KHGX.SC.Y.0037.170324T0300Z-170324T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
332 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM
CDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 PM CDT FRIDAY.

* WINDS...SE 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY.

* SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 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.

&&

$$

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