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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
1025 PM CDT Fri May 25 2018

...Tropical Storm Watches have been issued for much of the
Coastal Waters...

.Subtropical Storm Alberto will move towards the north-central
Gulf late this weekend and early next week. Tropical storm
conditions are possible beginning Sunday and lasting through
Tuesday morning.

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-552-555-557-572-575-577-261130-
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Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-Mississippi Sound-
Lake Borgne-Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River
to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM-
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-
Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to
Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal Waters from Stake Island LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River from 20 to 60 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island
Louisiana out 20 to 60 NM-
1025 PM CDT Fri May 25 2018

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* WINDS...Sustained winds 40 to 60 mph with gust near hurricane
  force for the open waters east of the Mouth of the Mississippi
  River and Mississippi Sound. Sustained winds of 35 to 50 mph
  with higher gusts for the open waters south of the mouth of
  the Mississippi River along with Breton and Chandeleur Sounds.
  Sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph with higher gusts for the
  tidal lakes.

* WAVES/SEAS...Seas 16 to over 20 feet in the open waters east
  of the mouth of the Mississippi River. 12 to 18 feet for the
  waters south of the river. Waves 6 to 10 feet in the Sounds
  and 2 to 5 feet in the tidal lakes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Tropical Storm Watch means sustained winds of 39 to 73 mph are
possible due to a tropical storm within 48 hours.

&&

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