Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
216 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 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...
  LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX...
  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...
  WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 415 AM CDT

* AT 215 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS AND WINDS 34 KNOTS
  OR GREATER...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 56 NM NORTH OF
  LAGUNA MADRE TO 13 NM SOUTH OF PORT MANSFIELD...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT
  25 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  PORT MANSFIELD CUT...QUEEN ISABELLA CAUSEWAY...SOUTH PADRE
  ISLAND...LAGUNA VISTA...PORT ISABEL...LAGUNA HEIGHTS...LAGUNA MADRE
  AND PORT MANSFIELD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS
AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 AM CDT FOR
DEEP SOUTH TEXAS AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 2690 9739 2724 9736 2720 9687 2690 9672
      2597 9706 2597 9715 2600 9715 2600 9726
      2608 9720 2611 9730 2635 9733 2646 9748
      2655 9742 2683 9756 2725 9741
TIME...MOT...LOC 0715Z 337DEG 26KT 2748 9709 2633 9750

$$

CASTILLO



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