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
708 PM CDT SAT AUG 19 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...

* UNTIL 815 PM CDT

* AT 707 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 NM NORTHWEST OF
  TIMBALIER BAY...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 5 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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  TIMBALIER BAY...TERREBONNE BAY AND TIMBALIER ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 2912 9068 2913 9069 2925 9061 2923 9056
      2928 9058 2931 9053 2928 9053 2929 9050
      2930 9050 2934 9053 2937 9050 2930 9039
      2922 9041 2922 9040 2934 9035 2925 9031
      2926 9030 2898 9028 2911 9073
TIME...MOT...LOC 0007Z 024DEG 7KT 2930 9043

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

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