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
833 AM CDT SUN SEP 24 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 930 AM CDT

* AT 832 AM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 15 NM EAST OF
  BARATARIA BAY...MOVING WEST AT 20 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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BARATARIA BAY AND GRAND ISLE.

LAT...LON 2931 8977 2933 8962 2926 8962 2925 8947
      2925 8946 2924 8948 2916 8941 2901 9012
      2921 9005 2919 9008 2935 9013 2930 9010
      2936 9010 2935 9001 2937 9004 2941 8976
      2933 8983 2942 8974
TIME...MOT...LOC 1332Z 074DEG 19KT 2935 8963

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

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