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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
300 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHWEST FLOW EXPECTED BEHIND THE COLD
FRONT SATURDAY...

.ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING. THE WINDS WILL INCREASE FROM THE NORTHWEST
BY MID MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

GMZ270-275-060930-
/O.NEW.KCRP.SC.Y.0015.160206T1500Z-160207T0000Z/
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-
300 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 6 PM CST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 6 PM CST
SATURDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS: SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET
  BUILDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET IN THE
  AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

TMT

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
300 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHWEST FLOW EXPECTED BEHIND THE COLD
FRONT SATURDAY...

.ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING. THE WINDS WILL INCREASE FROM THE NORTHWEST
BY MID MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

GMZ250-255-060930-
/O.NEW.KCRP.SC.Y.0015.160206T1500Z-160206T2100Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
300 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 3 PM CST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 3 PM CST
SATURDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS: SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

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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