190  
FZUS74 KBRO 181438  
MWSBRO  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX  
938 AM CDT THU OCT 18 2018  
 
GMZ150-155-170-175-181645-  
938 AM CDT THU OCT 18 2018  
 
A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...  
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...  
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 937 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS, CAPABLE  
OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE  
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 26 NM EAST OF LAGUNA MADRE TO 59  
NM EAST OF SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS, LOCALLY HIGHER  
WAVES, LIGHTNING STRIKES, AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK  
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.  
 
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 2639 9701 2719 9686 2714 9656 2691 9619  
2625 9601 2596 9600  
 

 
 
CASTILLO  
 
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