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
128 PM CDT MON MAY 2 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 PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
  RIVER LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 300 PM CDT

* AT 125 PM CDT...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS EXTENDED FROM TERREBONE PARISH COASTAL
  WATERS TO NEAR EUGENE ISLAND 325...OR 57 NM SOUTHWEST OF CAILLOU
  BAY...MOVING EAST AT 40 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

  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...
  TIMBALIER BAY...TIMBALIER ISLAND...SHIP SHOAL 198...TERREBONNE BAY...
  CAILLOU BAY AND ISLE DERNIERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2924 9126 2920 9091 2918 9094 2910 9077
      2911 9077 2912 9068 2913 9069 2926 9063
      2923 9056 2937 9050 2922 9040 2925 9037
      2929 9037 2929 9036 2934 9035 2913 9023
      2808 9008 2809 9128
TIME...MOT...LOC 1825Z 266DEG 40KT 2828 9145

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

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