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
949 AM CDT SAT MAY 26 2018

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out 20
  NM...

* Until 1045 AM CDT.

* At 949 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing
  waterspouts was located 14 nm southwest of Petit Bois Pass, moving
  northeast at 10 knots.

  HAZARD...Waterspouts and wind gusts 34 knots or greater.

  SOURCE...Radar.

  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.

* The severe thunderstorm will remain over mainly open waters.

LAT...LON 2991 8831 2988 8844 2999 8861 3019 8848
      3019 8837
TIME...MOT...LOC 1449Z 217DEG 9KT 3000 8848

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

$$



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