Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
747 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

GMZ150-170-175-201545-
747 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE GULF WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  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...

AT 744 AM CST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS
WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 50 NM SOUTHWEST OF EAST
BREAKS 228 TO 25 NM SOUTHEAST OF SOUTH PADRE ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT
20 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE WINDS TO AROUND 30
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.

&&

LAT...LON 2597 9715 2598 9715 2607 9713 2607 9716
      2711 9641 2708 9621 2698 9621 2624 9600
      2596 9600

$$

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