Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1153 PM CDT SAT APR 22 2017

GMZ532-534-536-230600-
1153 PM CDT SAT APR 22 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CHANDELEUR SOUND...
  LAKE BORGNE...
  MISSISSIPPI SOUND...

AT 1152 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 16 NM WEST OF
PASS CHRISTIAN TO NEAR RIGOLETS TO 8 NM SOUTH OF EDEN ISLE...MOVING
EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  PASS CHRISTIAN AROUND 1235 AM CDT.
  CAT ISLAND AROUND 1250 AM CDT.
  SHIP ISLAND AND MISSISSIPPI SOUND AROUND 100 AM CDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 3032 8881 3007 8905 2991 8938 2996 8938
      2995 8945 3000 8946 3003 8939 3008 8948
      2993 8958 3002 8984 3003 8972 3006 8973
      3015 8963 3016 8973 3017 8971 3019 8946
      3017 8947 3017 8946 3032 8932

$$

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