Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
527 AM CDT MON MAY 29 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 630 AM CDT

* AT 525 AM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 56 NM SOUTHWEST OF EAST BREAKS 228 TO 31 NM EAST OF
  SOUTH PADRE ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

FREQUENT 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 9696 2598 9696 2712 9643 2708 9621
      2698 9621 2624 9600 2596 9600
TIME...MOT...LOC 1025Z 283DEG 29KT 2702 9627 2600 9660

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

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