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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1116 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

GMZ235-255-180515-
/O.CON.KCRP.MA.W.0024.000000T0000Z-150418T0515Z/
1116 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1215 AM CDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O?CONNOR...
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20
NM...

AT 1115 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS...WINDS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS AND
LARGE HAIL...LOCATED 12 NM EAST OF ROCKPORT...MOVING TO THE
EAST-NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CDT FOR SOUTH CENTRAL
TEXAS AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 2834 9667 2843 9640 2844 9640 2814 9609
      2786 9660 2807 9687 2812 9718 2819 9703
      2821 9704 2813 9698 2827 9694 2825 9694
      2827 9691 2812 9696 2820 9683 2820 9682
      2846 9679
TIME...MOT...LOC 0415Z 259DEG 30KT 2802 9682

$$

TMT

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