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
954 PM CDT Sun Jul 7 2024

The National Weather Service in Corpus Christi has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20
  NM...
  Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60 NM...
  Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to 60
  NM...

* Until 1100 PM CDT.

* At 953 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing
  waterspouts was located 27 nm southwest of Matagorda Island 557,
  moving south at 50 knots.

  HAZARD...Waterspouts and wind gusts in excess of 50 knots.

  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 50
           knots and suddenly higher waves. Boats could sustain
           significant damage or capsize. Return to safe harbor if
           possible.

* The severe thunderstorm will remain over mainly open waters.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor until hazardous weather passes.

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

&&

LAT...LON 2740 9687 2757 9679 2767 9671 2768 9674
      2809 9655 2806 9637 2736 9636
TIME...MOT...LOC 0253Z 019DEG 49KT 2791 9652

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

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