Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
139 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

GMZ570-572-262030-
139 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...STRONG GUSTY WINDS IN AND AROUND SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
  RIVER LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
  PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 135 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. HEAVY
RAIN WILL ALSO LEAD TO VERY LOW VISIBILITY IN SOME AREAS. THESE
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE OUTER WATERS
WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER FOR THE NEXT TWO HOURS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 2798 8980 2809 9004 2803 9085 2809 9127
      2884 9126 2871 9098 2871 9037 2881 9000
      2892 8982 2876 8976 2863 8962 2859 8941
      2864 8920 2796 8908 2792 8947

$$

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