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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
339 PM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

...Moderate to Strong Onshore Flow Develops this Afternoon...

.Low pressure in the Middle Texas Coastal waters has led to
moderate to strong onshore flow into the area. Strong winds will
continue through mid-evening before gradually weakening as the
surface low moves north and east.

GMZ255-270-275-170200-
/O.CON.KCRP.SC.Y.0094.000000T0000Z-171217T0200Z/
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-
339 PM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...East around 20 knots nearshore. East 20 to 25 knots
  offshore. Gusts to around 20 knots.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 20 to 33 knots
and/or seas of 7 feet or greater are expected to produce
hazardous conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions. Mariners should pay close
attention to the marine forecast...and consider wind and sea
conditions in planning.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
332 PM CST SAT DEC 16 2017

...STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.A COASTAL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE THROUGH
THE MARINE WATERS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THIS SYSTEM
WILL HELP TO PRODUCE STRONG EAST AND SOUTHEAST WINDS AND ELEVATED
SEAS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS.

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/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0095.000000T0000Z-171217T0600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
332 PM CST SAT DEC 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* WINDS...EAST AND SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH STRONGER GUSTS

* SEAS...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH THE OCCASIONAL 8 FOOT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
750 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-171400-
Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
Galveston Bay-Matagorda Bay-
Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-
750 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A small craft advisory is in effect for elevated winds and seas
this afternoon and tonight. A storm system will move up the coast
tonight bringing a risk of strong to severe storms. Waterspouts
will be possible in the stronger cells. In addition...with warmer
air spreading over the cooler nearshore waters, areas of sea fog
may become an intermittent problem, outside of any precipitation.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Periods of sea fog are possible Sunday night into midweek. A
strong cold front is expected to push off the coast early Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
501 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

GMZ230-235-250-255-270-275-TXZ229>234-239>247-171115-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
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-La Salle-McMullen-Live Oak-Bee-Goliad-Victoria-Webb-Duval-
Jim Wells-Kleberg-Nueces-San Patricio-Aransas-Refugio-Calhoun-
501 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Texas and the Middle
Texas Coastal Waters.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible across South Texas and the
Middle Texas Coastal Waters this afternoon and evening.

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the offshore waters and
nearshore waters from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor this afternoon
into this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible across South Texas Sunday
night through Tuesday, mainly over the eastern portions of South
Texas and the gulf waters. A few strong storms will be possible on
Tuesday afternoon, but the potential for scattered severe
thunderstorms appears low at this time.

A strong cold front on Friday night will likely bring Small Craft
Advisory conditions to the Middle Texas Coastal Waters, with gusts
in excess of gale force possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.


$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
441 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

TXZ248>257-171045-
Zapata-Jim Hogg-Brooks-Kenedy-Starr-Hidalgo-Inland Willacy-
Inland Cameron-Coastal Willacy-Coastal Cameron-
441 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Deep South
Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Rip current risk along area beaches will be moderate today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Rip current risk may be elevated next Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.


$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
441 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

GMZ130-132-135-150-155-170-175-171045-
Laguna Madre from the Port of Brownsville to the Arroyo Colorado-
Laguna Madre from the Arroyo Colorado To 5 NM north of Port
Mansfield TX-
Laguna Madre from 5 nm north of Port Mansfield to Baffin Bay TX-
Coastal waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield out 20 nm-
Waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande extending from 20 to
60 nm-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield extending from 20 to
60 nm-
441 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of The Gulf of
Mexico and The Laguna Madre.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Small craft advisories may be needed late this afternoon and
tonight for the outer gulf waters 20-60 nautical miles east of
Padre Island.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Small Craft Advisories may be necessary for all coastal waters
next Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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