Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
931 AM CDT TUE AUG 22 2017

GMZ550-221530-
931 AM CDT TUE AUG 22 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA
  OUT 20 NM...

AT 928 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A COUPLE STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS AND
BRIEF WATERSPOUTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED 8 NM SOUTHWEST
OF CAILLOU BAY TO 11 NM SOUTHEAST OF ISLE DERNIERS...MOVING
NORTHWEST AT 10 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ISLE DERNIERS.

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 THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 2918 9126 2902 9065 2873 9052 2892 9126

$$

TD



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