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
637 AM CDT SUN JUL 13 2014

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 730 AM CDT

* AT 636 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER
  FROM GRAND ISLE TO 17 NM SOUTHWEST OF TIMBALIER ISLAND...OR FROM
  GRAND ISLE TO 10 NM SOUTH OF ISLE DERNIERS.  THESE STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS WERE NEARLY STATIONARY.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR
  OVER GRAND ISLE AND 2 NM SOUTHEAST OF TIMBALIER ISLAND BY 730 AM
  CDT

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2879 9087 2902 9075 2920 9026 2916 9026
      2913 9023 2910 9024 2910 9023 2913 9021
      2910 9022 2910 9019 2918 9007 2921 9010
      2926 9011 2935 8984 2913 8997
TIME...MOT...LOC 1137Z 206DEG 2KT 2917 9002 2891 9073

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