Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
510 AM CDT SUN MAY 22 2016

GMZ550-570-221045-
/O.CON.KLIX.MA.W.0268.000000T0000Z-160522T1045Z/
510 AM CDT SUN MAY 22 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 545 AM CDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA
OUT 20 NM...
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
RIVER LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 510 AM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS
WAS LOCATED 17 NM EAST OF SHIP SHOAL 198...OR 25 NM SOUTH OF ISLE
DERNIERS...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

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

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
         HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
         HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. LARGE HAIL COULD
         RESULT IN STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 2882 9107 2874 9070 2849 9081 2865 9114
TIME...MOT...LOC 1010Z 294DEG 16KT 2866 9095

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

$$



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