670  
WHUS54 KCRP 100957  
SMWCRP  
GMZ275-101030-  
/O.NEW.KCRP.MA.W.0001.180210T0957Z-180210T1030Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
357 AM CST SAT FEB 10 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO 60  
NM...  
 
* UNTIL 430 AM CST  
 
* AT 355 AM CST, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING  
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 16 NM SOUTHWEST OF BRAZOS A110, MOVING  
NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS, DAMAGE  
VESSELS AND OIL RIGS, AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION AND  
WEARING LIFE JACKETS. EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34  
KNOTS, SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES, FREQUENT LIGHTNING, AND  
HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE  
JACKETS.  
 
* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.  
WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER, HIGH WAVES, DANGEROUS LIGHTNING,  
SMALL HAIL AND HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.  
 
FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE  
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE, KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED  
METAL OBJECTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2753 9586 2761 9604 2797 9590 2779 9568  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0955Z 205DEG 21KT 2765 9592  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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