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
1218 PM CDT FRI SEP 15 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  LAKE BORGNE...

* UNTIL 100 PM CDT

* AT 1218 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED OVER LAKE BORGNE...MOVING SOUTH AT 5 KNOTS.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
           VESSELS AND OIL RIGS...AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.
           MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION AND
           WEARING LIFE JACKETS. EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34
           KNOTS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. BOATS COULD SUSTAIN
           DAMAGE OR CAPSIZE. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING
           LIFE JACKETS. RETURN TO SAFE HARBOR IF POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  LAKE BORGNE.

LAT...LON 3002 8952 3000 8958 2997 8957 2992 8959
      2990 8959 2987 8963 2986 8965 2987 8967
      2986 8968 2987 8970 2992 8976 2995 8972
      2996 8973 2994 8976 3007 8969
TIME...MOT...LOC 1718Z 008DEG 5KT 2994 8963

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

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