Marine Weather Statement
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Marine Weather Statement
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
351 AM CDT SAT APR 14 2018

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-140930-
/O.CON.KHGX.MA.W.0031.000000T0000Z-180414T0930Z/
351 AM CDT SAT APR 14 2018

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 430 AM CDT...

For the following areas...
Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out 20
NM...
Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM...
Galveston Bay...
Matagorda Bay...
Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to 60 NM...
Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM...

At 349 AM CDT, a front was located along a line extending from near
High Island 208 to 8 nm south of Galveston 424, moving southeast at
30 knots.

HAZARD...Wind gusts in excess of 50 knots. The Brazos Oil Platform
         reported a wind gust of 59 knots at 335 AM.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Boats could suffer significant structural damage in high
         winds. Small craft could capsize in suddenly higher waves.

Locations impacted include...
Tabs Buoy B, Galveston Bay Entrance, Brazos 439, Galveston 344,
Matagorda Island 557, Offatts Bayou, Galveston Pier 21, Galveston
221, Galveston 282, High Island 157, Tabs Buoy W, Galveston Causeway,
High Island 63, High Island A179, Surfside Jetty, Bastrop Bay,
Christmas Bay, Brazos 400, Galveston Ship Channel and West Bay.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor immediately as gusty winds and high waves are
expected.

Frequent lightning is occurring with these storms. If caught on the
open water stay below deck if possible, keep away from ungrounded
metal objects.

&&

LAT...LON 2805 9599 2839 9638 2867 9601 2867 9600
      2851 9620 2872 9570 2868 9599 2888 9539
      2886 9539 2911 9517 2907 9514 2919 9516
      2946 9467 2937 9473 2956 9453 2955 9439
      2916 9424
TIME...MOT...LOC 0849Z 318DEG 32KT 2906 9444 2843 9500

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

Hathaway


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