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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
841 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT...

.WATER LEVELS HAVE FALLEN TO BETWEEN ONE AND TWO FEET BELOW MEAN
LOWER LOW WATER DATUMS. VARIOUS REGIONAL GALVESTON BAY SITES ARE
GOING INTO LOW TIDE THIS MORNING AND...WITH A LIGHT NORTHWEST
WIND...DOES SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE THE RISK FOR GROUNDING.

GMZ335-092200-
/O.NEW.KHGX.LO.Y.0003.160209T1441Z-160209T2200Z/
GALVESTON BAY-
841 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
LOW WATER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LOW WATER ADVISORY MEANS WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE. MARINERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION
AND TRANSIT AT THE SLOWEST SAFE NAVIGABLE SPEED TO MINIMIZE
IMPACT.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
935 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

...STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TODAY...

.STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS ARE
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY. IN ADDITION...THE STRONG NORTHERLY
WINDS HAVE PUSHED WATER OUT OF THE COASTAL WATERWAYS...LEADING TO
BELOW NORMAL TIDE LEVELS ALONG THE COAST.

GMZ430-432-435-092200-
/O.EXT.KLCH.LO.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-160209T2200Z/
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
935 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

...LOW WATER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WATER LEVELS...FROM -1.0 TO -2.0 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW WATER
  AROUND TIME OF LOW TIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LOW WATER ADVISORY MEANS WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE. MARINERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION
AND TRANSIT AT THE SLOWEST SAFE NAVIGABLE SPEED TO MINIMIZE
IMPACT.

&&

$$

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