Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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WHUS74 KBRO 010410
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1010 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...POWERFUL COLD FRONT ARRIVES SUNDAY NIGHT...

.A POWERFUL COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO SWEEP ACROSS THE LOWER
TEXAS COAST SUNDAY EVENING. AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF VERY STRONG
WINDS...WITH GUSTS OVER GALE FORCE...IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH MIDDAY MONDAY.

GMZ130-132-135-150-155-170-175-011200-
/O.CON.KBRO.GL.A.0002.150202T0600Z-150202T1800Z/
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-
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-
1010 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

* WINDS...25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS BUILDING RAPIDLY TO 8 TO 12 FEET. BAY WATERS
  VERY ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE
POSSIBLE...GENERALLY BEYOND 36 HOURS OUT. THE SPECIFIC TIMING AND
OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. THE WATCH IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

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