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
540 PM CDT Wed Jul 17 2024

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

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

* Until 645 PM CDT.

* At 540 PM CDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Breton Sound,
  moving northeast at 10 knots.

  HAZARD...Wind gusts 34 knots or greater and small hail.

  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...
  Breton Sound.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If caught on the
open water stay below deck if possible, keep away from ungrounded
metal objects.

&&

LAT...LON 2978 8929 2977 8929 2977 8928 2961 8909
      2930 8930 2934 8944 2936 8945 2937 8952
      2979 8936
TIME...MOT...LOC 2240Z 209DEG 11KT 2954 8935

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

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