Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1118 PM CDT TUE MAY 23 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...
  LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLOARDO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
  MANSFIELD TX...
  LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO...

* UNTIL 1245 AM CDT

* AT 1117 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR PORT
  MANSFIELD CUT...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  LAGUNA MADRE...PORT MANSFIELD AND SOUTH PADRE ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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 2597 9715 2600 9715 2600 9726 2605 9718
      2611 9730 2635 9733 2635 9738 2641 9738
      2637 9745 2645 9744 2659 9730 2657 9731
      2659 9688 2611 9675 2597 9677 2596 9677
TIME...MOT...LOC 0417Z 312DEG 22KT 2645 9733

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

$$

TOMASELLI



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