Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
428 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...DANGEROUS MARINE CONDITIONS ANTICPATED TODAY...

.THE COLD FRONT HAS SWEPT THROUGH THE REGION, AND IMMEDIATELY
BROUGHT GUSTS OF 40 KNOTS OVER THE MARINE AREAS. STRONG NORTHWEST
FLOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY, WITH SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND 30 KNOTS
WITH FREQUENT GUSTS ABOVE 40 KNOTS THROUGH THE DAY. OFFSHORE FLOW
WILL KICK SEAS UP TO 10 TO 14 FEET FOR THE GULF WATERS, WITH VERY
ROUGH WATERS ON THE LAGUNA MADRE. HIGH PRESSURE QUICKLY MOVES
INTO THE NORTHWEST GULF THIS EVENING, ALLOWING WINDS TO DROP TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE BELOW ADVISORY
CRITERIA BY SUNRISE MONDAY.

GMZ130-132-135-150-155-170-175-222230-
/O.CON.KBRO.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170123T0000Z/
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
428 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST AT 26 TO 34 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KNOTS.

* SEAS...9 TO 12 FEET NEARSHORE...AND 10 TO 14 FEET OFFSHORE.

* BAY CONDITIONS...VERY ROUGH BAY WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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