Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
637 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

GMZ155-170-175-301230-
637 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD TX OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...
  WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TX TO THE RIO GRANDE RIVER FROM 20 TO
  60 NM...

AT 633 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING TORRENTIAL RAINS REDUCING VISIBILITY TO NEAR
ZERO AT TIMES AND LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS. CHOPPY
WAVES UP TO 4 FEET ARE LIKELY IN THE PERSISTENT BANDS.

THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
EAST OF MOUTH OF BAFFIN BAY TO 45 NM NORTHEAST OF LAGUNA MADRE TO 51
NM EAST OF PORT MANSFIELD CUT TO 53 NM EAST OF BOCA CHICA BEACH TO
58 NM EAST OF SOUTH PADRE ISLAND. THE LINE WAS DRIFING NORTHEAST AT
5 KNOTS AND INDIVIDUAL CELLS WERE MOVING NORTH AT AROUND 15 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DOWNPOURS REDUCING VISIBILITY TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES WILL MAKE
BOATING DIFFICULT IN THE GULF WATERS EARLY THIS MORNING. BOATERS AND
FISHERS PLANNING TRIPS INTO THE GULF WATERS BEYOND 20 NAUTICAL MILES
OUT MAY WANT TO POSTPONE THEM UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

&&

LAT...LON 2617 9621 2666 9642 2694 9662 2708 9701
      2722 9707 2713 9651 2647 9606 2623 9600

$$

52/BSG


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