Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1028 AM CDT MON AUG 3 2015

GMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-031630-
1028 AM CDT MON AUG 3 2015

...AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
  MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA
  OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
  MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
  RIVER LA FROM 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 1027 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A 30 MILE WIDE AREA OF
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS.
THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
POINT AU FER ISLAND TO 46 NM SOUTHEAST OF SOUTHWEST PASS OF
MISSISSIPPI RIVER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 2933 9113 2922 9116 2917 9094 2934 9096
      2934 9095 2933 9094 2923 9083 2910 9077
      2937 9049 2929 9036 2933 9034 2909 9023
      2918 8980 2869 8834 2810 8889 2924 9126

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