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
1033 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
  MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA
  OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO PORT
  FOURCHON LOUISIANA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
  PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 1115 AM CDT

* AT 1032 AM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 NM NORTH OF
  SOUTHWEST PASS OF MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO NEAR TIMBALIER ISLAND...
  MOVING EAST AT 5 TO 10 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  TIMBALIER ISLAND AND SOUTHWEST PASS OF MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 2913 9052 2909 9023 2922 8948 2911 8938
      2916 8942 2917 8942 2915 8929 2924 8924
      2920 8925 2920 8924 2913 8926 2919 8915
      2923 8924 2922 8920 2924 8921 2925 8906
      2887 8946 2878 9076
TIME...MOT...LOC 1532Z 239DEG 9KT 2912 8946 2900 9049

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

$$

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