Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
850 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

GMZ335-355-251400-
/O.CON.KHGX.MA.W.0057.000000T0000Z-150425T1400Z/
850 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 AM CDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM...
GALVESTON BAY...

AT 848 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS...LOCATED NEAR OFFATTS
BAYOU...OR NEAR GALVESTON CAUSEWAY...MOVING EAST AT 55 KNOTS. THIS
STORM PRODUCED A WIND GUST FROM THE NORTHWEST AT 20 KNOTS GUSTING
TO 38 KNOTS AT SURFSIDE BEACH AT 840 AM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WEST BAY...TABS BUOY B...SAN LUIS PASS...GALVESTON 150...CHRISTMAS
BAY...BASTROP BAY...GALVESTON 221...GALVESTON 282 AND DRUM BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 PM CDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 2925 9443 2886 9502 2898 9527 2899 9527
      2899 9526 2903 9521 2910 9520 2911 9517
      2907 9514 2908 9514 2913 9517 2914 9517
      2918 9515 2921 9518 2917 9511 2926 9500
      2925 9491 2909 9511 2912 9506 2926 9484
TIME...MOT...LOC 1348Z 262DEG 56KT 2919 9479

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