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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
556 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE COASTAL WATERS LATE TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS MATAGORDA BAY AND THE GULF WATERS
FROM FREEPORT TO PORT O CONNOR EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND THE
REMAINDER OF THE COASTAL WATERS BY TUESDAY EVENING. STRONG
NORTHWEST WINDS BETWEEN 20 AND 30 KNOTS WILL DEVELOP IN THE WAKE
OF THE FRONT. WINDS WILL GUST TO NEAR GALE FORCE AT TIMES.

GMZ330-350-370-230800-
/O.NEW.KHGX.SC.Y.0081.141223T2100Z-141224T1200Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
556 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TUESDAY TO
6 AM CST WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* BAY WATERS...VERY ROUGH.

* SEA HEIGHTS...3 TO 4 FEET TUESDAY AFTERNOON BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
  FEET NEAR SHORE AND 8 TO 13 FEET OFFSHORE.

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
556 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE COASTAL WATERS LATE TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS MATAGORDA BAY AND THE GULF WATERS
FROM FREEPORT TO PORT O CONNOR EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND THE
REMAINDER OF THE COASTAL WATERS BY TUESDAY EVENING. STRONG
NORTHWEST WINDS BETWEEN 20 AND 30 KNOTS WILL DEVELOP IN THE WAKE
OF THE FRONT. WINDS WILL GUST TO NEAR GALE FORCE AT TIMES.

GMZ335-355-375-230800-
/O.NEW.KHGX.SC.Y.0081.141224T0000Z-141224T1200Z/
GALVESTON BAY-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
556 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TUESDAY TO
6 AM CST WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
  TO NEAR GALE FORCE.

* BAY WATERS...BECOMING VERY ROUGH.

* SEA HEIGHTS...3 TO 4 TUESDAY AFTERNOON BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
  NEAR SHORE AND 9 TO 12 FEET OFFSHORE TUESDAY NIGHT.

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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