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
1227 AM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

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 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...

* UNTIL 200 AM CDT

* AT 1225 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS...LOCATED 21 NM EAST
  OF PILOTTOWN...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 50 KNOTS...HIGH
WAVES...CONTINUOUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

CONTINUOUS LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2914 8795 2873 8865 2915 8894 2967 8820
TIME...MOT...LOC 0525Z 242DEG 33KT 2907 8885

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