Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
1143 AM CDT Thu Oct 14 2021

The National Weather Service in Corpus Christi has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas...
  Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM...

* Until 1230 PM CDT.

* At 1142 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing
  waterspouts was located near Packery Channel, or near Port Aransas,
  moving southeast at 10 knots.

  HAZARD...Waterspouts and wind gusts 34 knots or greater.

  SOURCE...Radar.

  IMPACT...Waterspouts can quickly form and capsize boats, damage
           vessels and oil rigs, and create suddenly higher waves.
           Make sure all on board are in a secure location and
           wearing life jackets. Expect wind gusts in excess of 34
           knots, suddenly higher waves, frequent lightning, and
           heavy downpours.

* Locations impacted include...
  Port Aransas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Thunderstorms can produce sudden waterspouts. Waterspouts can easily
overturn boats and create locally hazardous seas. Seek safe harbor
immediately.

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

&&

LAT...LON 2768 9725 2779 9720 2775 9697 2756 9706
TIME...MOT...LOC 1642Z 293DEG 11KT 2772 9717

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

LS


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