Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
139 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

GMZ130-150-155-170-175-250745-
139 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  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 THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO
  COLORADO...
  WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...
  WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TX TO THE RIO GRANDE RIVER FROM 20 TO
  60 NM...

AT 139 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS AND SMALL
HAIL. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 16
NM EAST OF LAGUNA MADRE TO 10 NM SOUTHWEST OF LAGUNA VISTA...MOVING
EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

THIS LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE WINDS UP TO 33
KNOTS...AND COULD POSE A SERIOUS HAZARD FOR BOATERS. A SPECIAL MARINE
WARNING MAY EVENTUALLY BE REQUIRED WHEN THESE STORMS REACH THE
NEARSHORE WATERS. BOATERS SHOULD CONSIDER HEADING FOR SHORE BEFORE
THESE STORMS ARRIVE.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2608 9720 2609 9728 2616 9731 2620 9730
      2623 9732 2622 9733 2627 9731 2627 9734
      2642 9723 2641 9722 2644 9723 2667 9707
      2694 9647 2609 9704 2605 9719

$$

CASTILLO



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