Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
904 AM CDT SAT APR 14 2018

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX OUT 20
  NM...
  MATAGORDA BAY...

* UNTIL 945 AM CDT.

* AT 903 AM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 NM SOUTHWEST OF
  MATAGORDA JETTY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  EAST MATAGORDA BAY AND MATAGORDA JETTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 2864 9607 2866 9599 2867 9600 2868 9599
      2865 9595 2866 9594 2869 9598 2875 9579
      2876 9565 2873 9569 2883 9550 2886 9549
      2886 9542 2889 9542 2882 9536 2837 9611
      2852 9623
TIME...MOT...LOC 1403Z 232DEG 50KT 2850 9611

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$



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