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
256 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 400 PM CDT

* AT 256 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR SOUTHWEST
  PASS OF MISSISSIPPI RIVER...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SOUTHWEST PASS OF MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 2879 8949 2896 8943 2895 8940 2895 8939
      2894 8939 2896 8935 2900 8897 2866 8900
      2865 8902
TIME...MOT...LOC 1956Z 288DEG 18KT 2885 8939

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...49KTS

$$

24/RR



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