Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
829 AM CDT WED JUL 19 2017

GMZ534-191430-
829 AM CDT WED JUL 19 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  LAKE BORGNE...

AT 828 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG
THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS
THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR LAKE BORGNE. THE THUNDERSTORM WAS
NEARLY STATIONARY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

THIS IS A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WHICH WILL LIKELY PRODUCE WINDS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS...AND COULD POSE A SERIOUS HAZARD FOR BOATERS. A
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING MAY EVENTUALLY BE REQUIRED WHEN THIS STORM
REACHES THE NEARSHORE WATERS. BOATERS SHOULD CONSIDER HEADING FOR
SHORE BEFORE THE STORM ARRIVES.

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

&&

LAT...LON 2988 8963 2987 8969 2988 8972 2992 8976
      2995 8972 2996 8973 2993 8978 2993 8981
      2994 8984 3000 8986 3004 8982 3004 8977
      3002 8972 3003 8972 3005 8973 3007 8971

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