Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
322 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  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...
  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 415 AM CDT

* AT 321 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO 40 KNOTS...LOCATED
  ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 15 NM EAST OF LAGUNA MADRE TO 23 NM
  EAST OF PORT MANSFIELD CUT TO 55 NM NORTHEAST OF BOCA CHICA
  BEACH...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 25 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

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 2712 9643 2657 9614 2653 9684 2642 9705
      2708 9738 2712 9738 2722 9728 2723 9713
TIME...MOT...LOC 0821Z 150DEG 35KT 2650 9701 2658 9687 2661 9625

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