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
819 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2018

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the
  Mississippi River out 20 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...
  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...

* Until 1015 PM CDT.

* At 818 PM CDT, strong thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from 18 nm southwest of Farewell Buoy to 62 nm south of
  Southwest Pass Of the Mississippi River, moving east at 15 knots.

  HAZARD...Wind gusts 34 knots or greater.

  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.

* Strong thunderstorms will remain over mainly open waters.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor until hazardous weather passes.

Thunderstorms can produce sudden waterspouts. Waterspouts can easily
overturn boats and create locally hazardous seas. Seek safe harbor
immediately.

&&

LAT...LON 3011 8837 3011 8836 2986 8830 2916 8794
      2893 8797 2855 8811 2828 8832 2808 8863
      2794 8918 2792 8948
TIME...MOT...LOC 0118Z 265DEG 16KT 2985 8825 2792 8919

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

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