Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
453 PM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

GMZ552-555-572-575-577-292245-
453 PM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
  MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
  MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND
  LOUISIANA OUT 20 TO 60 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
  PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
  PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA OUT 20 NM...

AT 450 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS...A
FEW STRONG AND CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 34 NM EAST OF
PILOTTOWN TO 32 NM SOUTH OF SOUTHWEST PASS OF MISSISSIPPI
RIVER...MOVING WEST AT 20 KNOTS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS TO THE
EAST AND SOUTH OF THE RIVER PASSES.
.

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 2830 8986 2940 8897 2933 8845 2836 8926

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