Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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WHUS74 KBRO 231706
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1206 PM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

...STRONG NORTH WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE
GULF WATERS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...

.HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE REGION BEHIND THE COLD FRONT
WILL KEEP MODERATE TO STRONG WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS IN PLACE FOR
THE OFFSHORE WATERS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS. WINDS HAVE
WEAKENED FOR THE LAGUNA MADRE.

GMZ130-132-135-231815-
/O.EXP.KBRO.SI.Y.0026.000000T0000Z-170423T1700Z/
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-
1206 PM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS WILL EXPIRE AT NOON CDT TODAY...

WINDS HAVE BEGUN TO LESSEN TO BELOW ADVISORY CRITERIA LATE THIS
MORNING. HOWEVER, MODERATE NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 19
KNOTS WILL STILL BE IN PLACE. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION.


$$

GMZ150-155-170-175-232300-
/O.CON.KBRO.SC.Y.0030.000000T0000Z-170423T2300Z/
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-
1206 PM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY
  AFTERNOON...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

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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