Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
431 AM CDT TUE APR 18 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TX TO THE RIO GRANDE RIVER 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...

* UNTIL 600 AM CDT

* AT 431 AM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 12 NM NORTHEAST
  OF BOCA CHICA BEACH...OR 14 NM NORTHEAST OF SOUTH PADRE ISLAND...
  MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.
WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...SMALL HAIL...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2644 9712 2678 9651 2624 9629 2615 9700
TIME...MOT...LOC 0931Z 243DEG 14KT 2629 9697

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

TOMASELLI



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