701  
WHUS54 KCRP 251806  
SMWCRP  
GMZ235-255-275-251845-  
/O.NEW.KCRP.MA.W.0068.170825T1806Z-170825T1845Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
106 PM CDT FRI AUG 25 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20  
NM...  
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO 60  
NM...  
 
* UNTIL 145 PM CDT  
 
* AT 105 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING  
WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 NM SOUTHWEST  
OF MATAGORDA ISLAND 557 TO 23 NM SOUTHWEST OF MATAGORDA ISLAND  
607...MOVING WEST AT 45 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.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
PORT ARANSAS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY  
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR  
IMMEDIATELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2825 9622 2787 9637 2776 9689 2789 9717  
2830 9674 2830 9628  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1805Z 095DEG 45KT 2823 9632 2795 9644  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
SHAMBURGER  
 
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