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
221 PM CDT SUN JUL 26 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS...

* UNTIL 315 PM CDT

* AT 219 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A CLUSTER OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR
  GREATER...LOCATED FROM MANDEVILLE TO SLIDELL...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT
  15 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  THE MID POINT OF THE CAUSEWAY BRIDGE...LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN/LAKE
  MAUREPAS AND MANDEVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THIS THUNDERSTORM MOVES OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY
WINDS AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE
UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

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

FREQUENT 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 3036 9008 3033 9004 3032 9001 3030 8999
      3026 8998 3026 8996 3025 8993 3026 8989
      3025 8987 3010 8992 3006 8996 3004 9002
      3005 9003 3004 9003 3016 9034 3037 9012
TIME...MOT...LOC 1919Z 027DEG 13KT 3038 8995

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