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Latest Marine Weather Warning by KHGX
Issued 3/1/2015 9:01 AM US/Central.
Valid through 3/5/2015 3:00 PM US/Central.
whus74 khgx 030921
waters from freeport to the matagorda ship channel out 20 nm-
waters from high island to freeport out 20 nm-
waters from freeport to the matagorda ship channel 20 nm to 60 nm-
waters from high island to freeport 20 to 60 nm-
321 am cst tue mar 3 2015
...dense fog advisory remains in effect until 10 am cst this
...gale watch in effect from late wednesday night through
the national weather service in houston/galveston has issued a
gale watch...which is in effect from late wednesday night through
* visibility...1 nm or less.
* winds...shifting to the north 30 to 35 knots with higher gusts wednesday
night and thursday morning.
* seas...building to 5 to 8 feet nearshore and 9 to 13 feet beyond
mariners should be prepared for sudden changes in visibility over
short distances. reduce your speed and keep a lookout for other
vessels...buoys and breakwaters. keep your navigation lights on.
inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller craft
or not equipped with radar...should consider seeking safe harbor.
a gale watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased...but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. it is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.