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
1225 PM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  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...

* UNTIL 130 PM CDT

* AT 1225 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 46 NM SOUTH OF
  TIMBALIER ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND LARGE HAIL.

  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. LARGE HAIL COULD RESULT IN
           INJURY AND DAMAGE TO BOATS...VESSELS AND OIL RIGS.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 2809 9054 2847 9054 2858 8952 2807 8958
TIME...MOT...LOC 1725Z 261DEG 35KT 2831 9024

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$



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