404  
WHUS54 KHGX 051540  
SMWHGX  
GMZ335-355-051615-  
/O.NEW.KHGX.MA.W.0052.220805T1540Z-220805T1615Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX  
1040 AM CDT FRI AUG 5 2022  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM...  
GALVESTON BAY...  
 
* UNTIL 1115 AM CDT.  
 
* AT 1039 AM CDT, A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING  
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED FROM SMITH POINT AND CRYSTAL BEACH TO  
JAMAICA BEACH. THE LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY  
HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY  
HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
EAST GALVESTON BAY, GALVESTON SHIP CHANNEL, WEST BAY, GALVESTON BAY  
ENTRANCE, OFFATTS BAYOU, NORTH JETTY, GALVESTON PIER 21, SMITH  
POINT, GALVESTON CAUSEWAY, ROLLOVER PASS, THE TEXAS CITY DIKE,  
SOUTHEASTERN GALVESTON BAY AND SOUTHEASTERN TRINITY BAY.  
 
THIS WARNING ALSO INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING CHANNEL LIGHTS...  
 
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL LIGHT 45...  
TEXAS CITY CHANNEL LIGHT 11...  
GALVESTON CHANNEL LIGHTED BUOY 1...  
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL LIGHTED BUOY 25...  
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL LIGHT 37...  
TEXAS CITY CHANNEL LIGHTED BUOY 1...  
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL LIGHTED BUOY 32...  
TEXAS CITY CONNECTION CHANNEL BUOY 4...  
DICKINSON BAYOU CHANNEL BUOY 3 AND  
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL LIGHT 49.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.  
 
THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY  
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR  
IMMEDIATELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2962 9470 2955 9473 2958 9462 2949 9446  
2913 9504 2915 9515 2920 9511 2920 9510  
2933 9495 2932 9491 2943 9491 2944 9493  
2965 9476  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1539Z 245DEG 2KT 2946 9483  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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