Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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WHUS74 KBRO 190306
MWWBRO

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
906 PM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS TONIGHT...

.STRONG NORTH WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL PERSIST OVERNIGHT IN
THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT.

GMZ150-155-170-175-190930-
/O.EXT.KBRO.GL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-171119T1200Z/
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-
906 PM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 12
  FEET...ESPECIALLY BEYOND 20 NAUTICAL MILES.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ130-132-135-190930-
/O.CON.KBRO.SI.Y.0061.000000T0000Z-171119T1500Z/
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-
906 PM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM
CST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



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