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
1223 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  BRETON SOUND...

* UNTIL 1245 PM CDT

* AT 1221 PM CDT...A SHOWER PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NORTH
  OF BOOTHVILLE...OR 6 NM SOUTHWEST OF BRETON SOUND. THE SHOWER WAS
  NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

  SOURCE...BOOTHVILLE SUGGS HELIPORT

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

* THE SHOWER WILL REMAIN NEAR THE MARSHES OF LOWER PLAQUEMINES
  PARISH ON THE BRETON SOUND SIDE. OTHER WATERSPOUTS MAY DEVELOP IN
  THE NEXT 30 MINUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 2954 8942 2938 8942 2938 8943 2940 8947
      2938 8952 2940 8958 2942 8957 2942 8955
      2944 8957 2946 8955 2945 8957 2947 8956
      2946 8958 2948 8960 2949 8959 2949 8961
      2948 8961 2949 8963
TIME...MOT...LOC 1721Z 168DEG 3KT 2940 8954

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

$$

24/RR



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