940  
WHUS54 KHGX 100455  
SMWHGX  
GMZ330-350-100600-  
/O.NEW.KHGX.MA.W.0090.181010T0455Z-181010T0600Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX  
1155 PM CDT TUE OCT 9 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX OUT 20  
NM...  
MATAGORDA BAY...  
 
* UNTIL 100 AM CDT.  
 
* AT 1155 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR MATAGORDA  
SHIP CHANNEL...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 5 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
MATAGORDA ISLAND 557 AND MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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 2851 9637 2839 9603 2823 9619 2840 9639  
2840 9637 2846 9641  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0455Z 305DEG 6KT 2837 9638  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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