Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
326 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

GMZ536-538-555-557-262130-
326 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  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...

AT 325 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG
THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS
THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 20 NM SOUTH OF CHANDELEUR SOUND...MOVING
NORTHWEST 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 2967 8856 2940 8870 2946 8957 2948 8960
      2971 8947 2967 8946 2968 8943 2973 8946
      2974 8943 2979 8942 2975 8942 2979 8939
      2976 8927 2980 8929 2978 8933 2981 8941
      2986 8935 2985 8933 2990 8936 3006 8927

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