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
407 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHANDELEUR SOUND...
  LAKE BORGNE...
  LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS...
  MISSISSIPPI SOUND...

* UNTIL 600 PM CDT

* AT 406 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 14 NM NORTH OF
  EDEN ISLE TO 11 NM EAST OF ORLEANS MARINA...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CHANDELEUR SOUND...SHIP ISLAND...RIGOLETS...CAT ISLAND...LAKE BORGNE
  AND EDEN ISLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM CDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...AND SOUTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI.

LAT...LON 3043 8889 2975 8888 2982 8942 2987 8933
      3008 8948 2986 8968 2996 8972 2993 8982
      3000 8986 3003 8972 3015 8963 3017 8975
      3010 8982 3015 8986 3006 8997 3025 8992
      3015 8959 3019 8944 3037 8935 3030 8927
TIME...MOT...LOC 2106Z 272DEG 27KT 3048 8979 2996 8991

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

$$

24/RR


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