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
238 AM CDT MON MAY 29 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  BRETON SOUND...
  CHANDELEUR SOUND...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
  MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND OUT 20
  NM...
  MISSISSIPPI SOUND...

* UNTIL 445 AM CDT

* AT 238 AM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 NM WEST OF
  HORN ISLAND TO 17 NM SOUTHWEST OF BRETON SOUND...MOVING EAST AT 10
  KNOTS.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
           VESSELS AND OIL RIGS...AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.
           MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION AND
           WEARING LIFE JACKETS. 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...
  BRETON SOUND...CHANDELEUR SOUND AND HORN ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3012 8836 2932 8919 2935 8920 2932 8920
      2932 8926 2935 8927 2936 8930 2932 8935
      2936 8941 2939 8938 2938 8943 2939 8942
      2940 8947 2938 8952 2940 8958 2942 8955
      2947 8957 3023 8876 3028 8839
TIME...MOT...LOC 0738Z 267DEG 8KT 3019 8875 2941 8956

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

$$



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