Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1255 AM CDT MON MAY 1 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
  MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND
  LOUISIANA OUT 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 300 AM CDT

* AT 1254 AM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 57 NM EAST OF PILOTTOWN TO 53 NM SOUTHEAST OF
  SOUTHWEST PASS OF MISSISSIPPI...MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS AND HIGHER SEAS.
           BOATS COULD SUSTAIN DAMAGE OR CAPSIZE. MAKE SURE ALL ON
           BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS. RETURN TO SAFE HARBOR IF
           POSSIBLE.

LAT...LON 2891 8797 2863 8808 2846 8817 2829 8831
      2817 8846 2807 8865 2809 8910 2852 8850
      2914 8816 2914 8795
TIME...MOT...LOC 0554Z 271DEG 37KT 2907 8813 2852 8843 2814 8897

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...49KTS

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