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
523 PM CDT FRI MAY 18 2018

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas...

* Until 600 PM CDT.

* At 522 PM CDT, strong thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from near Lake Pontchartrain/Lake Maurepas to Orleans
  Marina, moving northeast at 25 knots.

  HAZARD...Wind gusts to 40 knots.

  SOURCE...Radar.

  IMPACT...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...
  The Mid Point Of The Causeway Bridge, Lake Pontchartrain/Lake
  Maurepas, Orleans Marina and Eden Isle.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor immediately as gusty winds and high waves are
expected.

&&

LAT...LON 3030 8999 3026 8998 3025 8987 3022 8984
      3020 8978 3010 8981 3011 8985 3015 8985
      3015 8987 3007 8996 3003 9001 3006 9003
      3003 9004 3003 9019 3033 9017 3037 9010
TIME...MOT...LOC 2222Z 241DEG 25KT 3029 9005 3004 9013

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

24/RR


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