Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
157 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

GMZ570-572-251945-
157 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORM 20 TO 40 MILES SOUTH OF GRAND
ISLE...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
  RIVER LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
  PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 156 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS
THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 36 NM SOUTH OF TIMBALIER ISLAND...MOVING
WEST AT 20 KNOTS.

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 THIS STORM PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 2851 8933 2825 8943 2809 9004 2817 9063
      2872 9063

$$

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