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
1019 AM CDT SUN MAY 22 2016

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 THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
  PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 1115 AM CDT

* AT 1016 AM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 NM SOUTHEAST
  OF TIMBALIER BAY TO 9 NM SOUTH OF GRAND ISLE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT
  10 KNOTS.

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

  SOURCE...MARINER.

  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...
  TIMBALIER BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 2920 9037 2917 9026 2916 9029 2915 9025
      2914 9027 2913 9024 2911 9023 2911 9025
      2910 9023 2909 9024 2910 9021 2910 9018
      2912 9017 2912 9015 2919 9005 2911 8989
      2900 8974 2892 8982 2887 8990 2889 9036
TIME...MOT...LOC 1516Z 335DEG 8KT 2912 9026 2905 8999

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

$$



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