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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
955 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FRIDAY...

A TIGHT ONSHORE PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN EASTERN HIGH PRESSURE
AND LOWERING WESTERN AND CENTRAL TEXAS PRESSURE WILL PRODUCE
MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG SOUTHEASTERLIES OVER BUILDING
SEAS.

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-262300-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0043.160527T0600Z-160527T2100Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
955 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 4 PM CDT
FRIDAY...

* WINDS...20 KNOTS SUSTAINED...GUSTING TO NEAR 30 KNOTS.

* SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET NEARSHORE...6 TO NEAR 10 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.

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