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Small Craft Advisory For Winds


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
428 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS CONTINUE TODAY FOR THE LAGUNA
MADRE AND GULF WATERS...

.THE INTERACTION BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE GULF
AND AN APPROACHING FRONTAL BOUNDARY FROM THE WEST WILL KEEP
STRONG WINDS ON THE LAGUNA MADRE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.
MEANWHILE, STRONG WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE
GULF WATERS THROUGH THIS EVENING.

GMZ130-132-135-241730-
/O.CON.KBRO.SI.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-170324T2100Z/
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-
428 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS NEAR 25 KNOTS.

* BAY WATERS...ROUGH ON THE BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1045 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS WILL PERSIST THROUGH TODAY.

GMZ350-355-242345-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0038.000000T0000Z-170325T0300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1045 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTH NEAR 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
  LATER THIS MORNING.

* SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1031 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONTINUES THROUGH TODAY FOR THE MIDDLE
TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...

.A MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST TODAY OVER THE
COASTAL WATERS AS THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL BE SLOWER TO PUSH
THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS. ELEVATED SEAS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE
OFFSHORE WATERS THIS EVENING AFTER WIND SPEEDS DIMINISH SLIGHTLY.

GMZ270-275-250000-
/O.CON.KCRP.SC.Y.0037.000000T0000Z-170325T0600Z/
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-
1031 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 KNOTS
  DECREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: 7 TO 9 FEET TODAY SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT.

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 CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1031 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONTINUES THROUGH TODAY FOR THE MIDDLE
TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...

.A MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST TODAY OVER THE
COASTAL WATERS AS THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL BE SLOWER TO PUSH
THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS. ELEVATED SEAS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE
OFFSHORE WATERS THIS EVENING AFTER WIND SPEEDS DIMINISH SLIGHTLY.

GMZ230-250-255-250000-
/O.CON.KCRP.SC.Y.0037.000000T0000Z-170325T0000Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1031 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS NEAR 25 KNOTS.

* BAYS: CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

* WAVES: 6 TO 8 FEET TODAY SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET BY TONIGHT.

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 BROWNSVILLE TX
428 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS CONTINUE TODAY FOR THE LAGUNA
MADRE AND GULF WATERS...

.THE INTERACTION BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE GULF
AND AN APPROACHING FRONTAL BOUNDARY FROM THE WEST WILL KEEP
STRONG WINDS ON THE LAGUNA MADRE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.
MEANWHILE, STRONG WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE
GULF WATERS THROUGH THIS EVENING.

GMZ150-155-170-175-241730-
/O.EXT.KBRO.SC.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-170325T0000Z/
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-
428 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST AT 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
1027 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

...Gusty winds across the lower valley today...

.Gusty south winds have developed across the lower valley this
morning, and are forecast to continue through midafternoon.
Sustained winds of 25 to 30 miles per hour with gusts near 40
miles per hour will be common from Brownsville to Raymondville.
Winds are forecast to decrease by midafternoon.

TXZ254>257-241900-
/O.NEW.KBRO.WI.Y.0005.170324T1527Z-170324T1900Z/
Inland Willacy-Inland Cameron-Coastal Willacy-Coastal Cameron-
Including the cities of Raymondville, Brownsville, Harlingen,
Port Mansfield, Port Isabel, South Padre Island, Laguna Heights,
and Laguna Vista
1027 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 2 PM CDT this afternoon.

* TIMING...Now through midafternoon

* WINDS...South winds 25 to 30 miles per hour with gusts of 40
  miles per hour.

* IMPACTS...Move light and moderate weight items, such as patio
  furniture, empty trash cans, and portable basketball posts, indoors.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 to 39 MPH are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for
high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
1023 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

GMZ130-132-135-150-155-170-175-251530-
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-
1023 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the Laguna Madre until 4
pm this afternoon for strong winds.

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the Gulf Waters from shore
to 60 NM until 7 pm this evening for hazardous winds and seas

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Small craft advisories are possible for all or portions of the
Lower Texas Coastal Waters for majority of the period

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
1023 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

TXZ248>257-251530-
Zapata-Jim Hogg-Brooks-Kenedy-Starr-Hidalgo-Inland Willacy-
Inland Cameron-Coastal Willacy-Coastal Cameron-
1023 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is a High Risk of rip currents at the beaches of South
Padre Island and Boca Chica Beach.

A Wind advisory has been issued for Cameron and Willacy Counties
through the middle of this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

An elevated risk of rip currents is possible at the local beaches
through late next week.

A wind advisory may be needed for portions of Deep South Texas
and the Rio Grande Valley on Sunday

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
439 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-250945-
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-
439 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Elevated winds and waves will continue today. A Small Craft
Advisory will remain in effect today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
423 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

GMZ230-235-250-255-270-275-250000-
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-
423 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the bays and waterways south
of Port Aransas and the near shore waters from Port O`Connor to
Baffin Bay through early this evening. A Small Craft Advisory is
in effect today and this evening for the offshore waters.

Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible
mainly today and tonight. Some of the storms could produce wind
gusts to 35 knots.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Small craft advisory conditions will be possible on Sunday then
again Tuesday Night into Wednesday.

There is a chance for thunderstorms on Wednesday as an upper level
disturbance moves across the region.


$$

TMT/TJ

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
423 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

TXZ229>234-239>247-250000-
La Salle-McMullen-Live Oak-Bee-Goliad-Victoria-Webb-Duval-
Jim Wells-Kleberg-Nueces-San Patricio-Aransas-Refugio-Calhoun-
423 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms are possible over the eastern Brush
Country, Coastal Bend and Victoria Crossroads mainly this
afternoon. Some storms may be strong with gusty winds and small
hail mainly northeast of Interstate 37 this afternoon. There is a
low probability of an isolated severe storm.

Areas of dense fog could form late tonight over the inland Coastal
Bend to the Victoria Crossroads.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

There is a chance for thunderstorms on Wednesday as an upper level
disturbance moves across the region.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.


$$


Short Term Forecast


Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
1131 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

GMZ235-TXZ231>234-244>247-241830-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-Live Oak-
Bee-Goliad-Victoria-San Patricio-Aransas-Refugio-Calhoun-
Including the cities of George West, Three Rivers, Beeville,
Goliad, Victoria, Portland, Ingleside, Aransas Pass, Sinton,
Mathis, Rockport, Refugio, Woodsboro, and Port Lavaca
1131 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.NOW...
Through 130 PM CDT, Light isolated showers are beginning to
develop across portions of the Northern Coastal Plains, Victoria
Crossroads and Northern Coastal Bend. Rainfall amounts will be
light, with accumulations generally less than a few hundredths of
an inch an hour.

$$

TJC

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
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