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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
423 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-TXZ213-214-235>238-201030-
Brazoria-Chambers-
Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
Galveston-Galveston Bay-Harris-Jackson-Matagorda-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-
423 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect offshore with increasing
winds and seas expected. Periods of showers and isolated
thunderstorms are expected near the coast and offshore today and
tonight in association with an upper level disturbance and coastal
trough. Patchy sea fog, dense at times, may develop later today
and tonight in between breaks of precipitation.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Periods of dense sea fog will likely persist until the next
frontal passage late Sunday night or early Monday morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

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Small Craft Advisory

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
348 PM CST FRI JAN 19 2018

...INCREASING WINDS AND SEAS TODAY WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN
EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST SATURDAY...

.AN AREA OF LOWER PRESSURE WILL MOVE EASTWARD THROUGH THE UPPER
TEXAS COASTAL WATERS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SOUTH TO
SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL BUILD SEAS. THIS SYSTEM SHOULD DEPART THE
AREA EARLY SATURDAY AND WINDS AND SEAS WILL THEN BE GRADUALLY
DIMINISHING.

GMZ370-375-200600-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-180120T1200Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
348 PM CST FRI JAN 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS...AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 KNOTS.

* SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT.


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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