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
439 PM CDT SUN SEP 18 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO PORT
  FOURCHON LOUISIANA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 545 PM CDT

* AT 438 PM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 23 NM SOUTH OF SOUTHWEST PASS OF MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  TO 55 NM SOUTHWEST OF PILOTTOWN TO 58 NM SOUTHEAST OF SHIP SHOAL
  295...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 2795 8971 2802 8991 2808 9004 2836 8967
      2862 8959 2859 8946 2859 8937 2861 8928
      2859 8919 2833 8914 2818 8919 2792 8954
TIME...MOT...LOC 2138Z 293DEG 16KT 2859 8955 2835 8962 2784 9032

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

24/RR



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