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
1213 PM CDT MON AUG 21 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND
  LOUISIANA OUT 20 TO 60 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND OUT 20
  NM...

* UNTIL 115 PM CDT

* AT 1213 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 16 NM SOUTHWEST
  OF FAREWELL BUOY...MOVING WEST AT 5 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...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.

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2973 8846 2999 8855 3002 8834 2988 8831
      2981 8827
TIME...MOT...LOC 1713Z 073DEG 6KT 2992 8829

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

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