Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1158 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

GMZ530-011745-
/O.CON.KLIX.MA.W.0218.000000T0000Z-160501T1745Z/
1158 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1245 PM CDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN...

AT 1156 AM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED OVER THE EXTREME EAST PART OF LAKE
PONTCHARTRAIN...MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS.

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

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...
ORLEANS MARINA...LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN/LAKE MAUREPAS...THE MID POINT OF
THE CAUSEWAY BRIDGE AND EDEN ISLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3003 9020 3037 9011 3035 9006 3026 8998
      3021 8979 3016 8975 3010 8980 3015 8986
      3004 9000 3002 9015
TIME...MOT...LOC 1656Z 257DEG 16KT 3015 8989

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$



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