Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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WHUS74 KBRO 290752
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
252 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...EXTENDED PERIOD OF HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS ACROSS THE LOWER TEXAS
COASTAL WATERS THIS WEEKEND...

.THE INTERACTION BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN GULF AND
LOWER PRESSURE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS WILL ALLOW FOR STRONG
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS. WINDS WILL QUICKLY
SHIFT TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH STRONG WINDS AND ELEVATED
SEAS CONTINUING THROUGH AT LEAST MID-DAY SUNDAY.

GMZ130-132-135-291600-
/O.NEW.KBRO.SI.Y.0031.170429T0900Z-170430T0300Z/
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
252 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST AT 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* BAY CONDITIONS...ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

GMZ150-155-170-175-291600-
/O.EXT.KBRO.SC.Y.0033.000000T0000Z-170430T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
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-
252 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS TODAY AND THIS
  EVENING...SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH A FEW GUSTS
  TO GALE FORCE AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* WAVES/SEAS...6 TO 9 FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET OFFSHORE
  THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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