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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
302 PM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF AREA BAYS AND
WATERWAYS...

.A PERIOD OF STRONG SOUTHEAST FLOW IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR THROUGH
LATE AFTERNOON ACROSS AREA BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO
PORT ARANSAS. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL LIKELY OCCUR ACROSS BAFFIN
BAY AND THE UPPER LAGUNA MADRE.

GMZ230-200000-
/O.NEW.KCRP.SC.Y.0023.170219T2102Z-170220T0000Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
302 PM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
FOR BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS.


* WINDS: SUSTAINED SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS. GUSTS AROUND 25
KNOTS.

* BAY CONDITIONS: CHOPPY TO 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.

&&

$$

HART

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