611  
WHUS54 KCRP 210414  
SMWCRP  
GMZ250-255-270-275-210515-  
/O.NEW.KCRP.MA.W.0014.180621T0414Z-180621T0515Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
1114 PM CDT WED JUN 20 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20  
NM...  
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM...  
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO 60  
NM...  
 
* UNTIL 1215 AM CDT.  
 
* AT 1113 PM CDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING  
WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 28 NM  
SOUTHEAST OF PORT ARANSAS TO 39 NM EAST OF MALAQUITE BEACH, MOVING  
NORTH AT 25 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
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.  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY  
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR  
IMMEDIATELY.  
 
FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE  
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE, KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED  
METAL OBJECTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2782 9706 2798 9637 2726 9614 2721 9686  
2753 9701 2773 9711  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0413Z 163DEG 26KT 2746 9674 2748 9656  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
CB  
 
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