Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
739 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...HAZARDOUS SEAS HANGING ON UNTIL MIDDAY SATURDAY...

.PERSISTENT SWELL FROM THE EAST SOUTHEAST WILL MAINTAIN POCKETS OF
HAZARDOUS SEAS THROUGH MIDDAY. LOWERING AND SHIFTING WINDS MOVING
ACROSS THE LOWER TEXAS GULF WATERS WILL EASE SEAS DOWN TO OR BELOW
6 FEET DURING THE AFTERNOON.

GMZ170-175-301800-
/O.CAN.KBRO.SC.Y.0026.000000T0000Z-160501T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KBRO.SW.Y.0003.160430T1239Z-160430T1800Z/
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-
739 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM
CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM
CDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...LOCALLY 7 FEET THROUGH NOON...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
  THEREAFTER.

* WIND WAVES...MODERATE TO LOCALLY CHOPPY.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK MUCH
FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

GMZ150-155-301800-
/O.NEW.KBRO.SW.Y.0003.160430T1239Z-160430T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
739 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM
CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM
CDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...LOCALLY 7 FEET THROUGH NOON...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
  THEREAFTER.

* WIND WAVES...MODERATE TO LOCALLY CHOPPY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

52/BSG



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