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
1258 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  BRETON SOUND...
  CHANDELEUR SOUND...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND OUT 20
  NM...

* UNTIL 300 PM CST

* AT 1258 PM CST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR BRETON SOUND...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35
  KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
           VESSELS AND OIL RIGS...AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.
           MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION AND
           WEARING LIFE JACKETS. EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34
           KNOTS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. BOATS COULD SUSTAIN
           DAMAGE OR CAPSIZE. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING
           LIFE JACKETS. RETURN TO SAFE HARBOR IF POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CHANDELEUR SOUND AND BRETON SOUND.

LAT...LON 2984 8850 2945 8929 2978 8935 2976 8931
      2976 8927 2979 8930 2980 8929 2978 8933
      2980 8935 2986 8935 2985 8934 2985 8933
      2987 8933 2988 8935 2991 8934 2991 8935
      2989 8937 2991 8937 3024 8880 3024 8878
TIME...MOT...LOC 1858Z 222DEG 37KT 2964 8924

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

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