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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
437 AM CST MON FEB 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL BE IN EFFECT TONIGHT...

.LOWERING WESTERN PLAINS PRESSURE WILL TIGHTEN THE REGIONAL
ONSHORE PRESSURE GRADIENT. THIS WILL CREATE ADVISORY LEVEL
SOUTHERLY WINDS ACROSS THE FAR OFFSHORE WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH
EARLY TUESDAY.

GMZ370-375-201200-
/O.CAN.KHGX.SC.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-180219T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KHGX.SC.Y.0018.180220T0000Z-180220T1200Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
437 AM CST MON FEB 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM
CST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 6 AM CST TUESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH AT AROUND 20 KNOTS.

* SEAS...5 TO 7 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.

&&

$$

PKZ150-191615-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
640 PM AKST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...W wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ155-191615-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
640 PM AKST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt except variable 10 kt from the Shumagin
Islands E. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...S wind 25 kt except S 15 kt from the Shumagin Islands E.
Seas 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ132-191330-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
313 PM AKST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED THROUGH FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ131-191330-
Barren Islands East-
313 PM AKST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...W wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ127-191330-
Valdez Narrows-
313 PM AKST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ120-191330-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
313 PM AKST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming N after midnight.
Seas 8 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt becoming variable in the afternoon.
Seas building to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming W 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ119-191330-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
313 PM AKST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming N after midnight.
Seas 3 ft building to 6 ft after midnight.
.MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...W wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

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