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
822 AM CDT SAT JUL 22 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS...

* UNTIL 915 AM CDT

* AT 821 AM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR THE MID POINT OF THE CAUSEWAY
  BRIDGE...MOVING NORTHEAST 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...
  LAKE MAUREPAS...THE MID POINT OF THE CAUSEWAY BRIDGE...LAKE
  PONTCHARTRAIN/LAKE MAUREPAS...MANDEVILLE AND EDEN ISLE.

LAT...LON 3035 9006 3030 8999 3026 8998 3026 8989
      3021 8979 3015 8974 3012 8978 3014 8986
      3014 8989 3024 9058 3026 9058 3030 9056
      3034 9048 3029 9040 3023 9043 3024 9036
      3037 9024 3039 9019
TIME...MOT...LOC 1321Z 212DEG 9KT 3030 9016

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

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