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
110 PM CDT WED JUN 28 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA
  OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
  PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 315 PM CDT

* AT 110 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 9 NM SOUTHWEST OF GRAND ISLE...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  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...
  CAILLOU BAY...TERREBONNE BAY...GRAND ISLE...TIMBALIER ISLAND...
  TIMBALIER BAY...BARATARIA BAY AND ISLE DERNIERS.

LAT...LON 2924 9126 2932 9112 2922 9115 2918 9095
      2934 9096 2934 9095 2933 9094 2916 9094
      2911 9071 2937 9049 2922 9029 2954 8997
      2953 8995 2952 8995 2952 8998 2925 8956
      2874 9019 2884 9126
TIME...MOT...LOC 1810Z 211DEG 18KT 2907 9014

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

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