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Hazardous Weather Outlook (HWO)

Issued by Brownsville/Rio Grande Valley, TX (BRO)

                            
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
407 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

TXZ248>257-192215-
Zapata-Jim Hogg-Brooks-Kenedy-Starr-Hidalgo-Inland Willacy-
Inland Cameron-Coastal Willacy-Coastal Cameron-
407 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Deep South
Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A wind advisory is in effect for Cameron, Willacy and Hidalgo
counties until 7 pm. Winds of 30 to 40 mph can be expected. 

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

An elevated risk of rip currents is possible at the beaches of
South Padre Island and at Boca Chica Beach Monday through 
Friday.

A Wind Advisory is likely for areas along and east of Highway 69C
including the Middle and Lower Rio Grande Valley. Winds of 30 to
40 mph with higher gusts are expected. 

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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GMZ130-132-135-150-155-170-175-192215-
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-
407 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of The Gulf of
Mexico and The Laguna Madre.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Marginal Small Craft advisory conditions are expected over the
Laguna Madre through early this evening. 

Areas of seas fog, some locally dense, is expected to develop over
portions of the near shore Gulf waters and the Laguna Madre later
tonight. 

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Small Craft advisories may be needed for areas of the Laguna Madre
from Port Isabel to Port Mansfield for strong southerly winds
Monday. 

Small Craft Advisories may be needed for hazardous seas across the
outer Gulf waters, 20-60 nautical miles east of Padre Island,
Monday through Friday.

Areas of fog, some locally dense, are possible during the early
morning and night time hours over portions of the Laguna Madre and
the near shore Gulf waters Monday through Friday. 

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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