158  
FZUS74 KHGX 042203  
MWSHGX  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX  
503 PM CDT FRI AUG 4 2017  
 
GMZ335-355-042300-  
503 PM CDT FRI AUG 4 2017  
   
..A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WATERS OF GALVESTON BAY
 
 
THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM...  
GALVESTON BAY...  
 
AT 502 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...  
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS  
LOCATED OVER SOUTHEASTERN GALVESTON BAY. THE THUNDERSTORM WAS NEARLY  
STATIONARY.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
GALVESTON SHIP CHANNEL...GALVESTON BAY ENTRANCE...GALVESTON BAY...THE  
TEXAS CITY DIKE...NORTH JETTY...EAGLE POINT...GALVESTON PIER 21 AND  
SOUTHWESTERN EAST GALVESTON BAY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER  
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR  
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.  
 
MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER  
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK  
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2941 9457 2922 9479 2939 9491 2943 9491  
2946 9496 2947 9497 2949 9495 2959 9488  
 

 
 
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