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
808 PM CDT SUN MAY 21 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA
  OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
  RIVER LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 915 PM CDT

* AT 808 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 NM NORTHEAST OF
  EUGENE ISLAND 189...OR 23 NM SOUTHWEST OF CAILLOU BAY...MOVING EAST
  AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...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.

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

LAT...LON 2897 9126 2891 9068 2862 9079 2876 9126
TIME...MOT...LOC 0108Z 280DEG 26KT 2888 9130

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

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