Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
310 PM CST Fri Jan 15 2021

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Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-
310 PM CST Fri Jan 15 2021

...LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST SATURDAY...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

* WHAT...For the Low Water Advisory, abnormally low water levels
  expected. Water levels are expected to fall to between 1 and 2
  feet below normal. Sustained winds will be between 15 and 20
  knots this evening with wind speeds diminishing after midnight.
  Mariners in small craft are urged to use caution.

* WHERE...Matagorda Bay and Galveston Bay.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM CST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft. Below
  normal water levels will result in hazardous navigating
  conditions as low tide approaches and continue through the low
  tide cycle on Saturday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should navigate shallow waters with extreme caution due
to below normal water levels.

&&

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Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-
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-
310 PM CST Fri Jan 15 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots with higher gusts. Seas
  of 3 to 6 feet nearshore and 4 to 8 feet offshore.

* WHERE...Portions of Gulf of Mexico.

* WHEN...Until 9 AM CST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

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