Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
350 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT FRIDAY...

.SHORT LIVED STRONG EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL CAUSE BRIEFLY
HIGHER SEAS AND ROUGH BAY WATERS DUE TO THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY.
THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD MOVE THROUGH GALVESTON BAY AND NEAR SHORE
WATERS EARLY THIS MORNING.

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GALVESTON BAY-
350 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 4 AM CDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

WINDS HAVE DIMINISHED BELOW ADVISORY CRITERIA AROUND GALVESTON
BAY... BUT SMALL CRAFT SHOULD STILL EXERCISE CAUTION EARLY THIS
MORNING.

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WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
350 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS

* SEAS...4 TO 5 FEET WITH LOCALLY HIGHER SEAS.

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.

&&

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