Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
426 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

GMZ130-150-155-170-175-241130-
426 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD TX OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TX TO THE RIO GRANDE RIVER OUT
  20 NM...
  LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO
  COLORADO...
  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 426 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 57 NM
SOUTHWEST OF EAST BREAKS 228 TO 22 NM SOUTHEAST OF PORT ISABEL...
MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

THIS LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE WINDS UP TO 33
KNOTS...AND COULD POSE A SERIOUS HAZARD FOR BOATERS. A SPECIAL MARINE
WARNING MAY EVENTUALLY BE REQUIRED WHEN THESE STORMS REACH THE
NEARSHORE WATERS. BOATERS SHOULD CONSIDER HEADING FOR SHORE BEFORE
THESE STORMS ARRIVE.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2597 9715 2600 9715 2600 9726 2601 9725
      2605 9719 2608 9720 2611 9730 2622 9732
      2639 9722 2633 9721 2633 9720 2640 9722
      2717 9676 2708 9621 2698 9621 2621 9600
      2596 9614

$$

CASTILLO



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