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
1243 PM CDT SUN APR 22 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 Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya
  River LA from 20 to 60 NM...
  Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port
  Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM...
  Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to
  Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM...

* Until 215 PM CDT.

* At 1242 PM CDT, strong thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from 43 nm east of Pilottown to 33 nm east of Southwest
  Pass Of the Mississippi River to 50 nm south of Louisiana Offshore
  Oil Port, moving east at 40 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.

LAT...LON 2795 8970 2808 9004 2805 9032 2811 9064
      2879 8887 2967 8863 2953 8813 2916 8794
      2893 8797 2843 8819 2813 8853 2801 8882
      2792 8934
TIME...MOT...LOC 1742Z 280DEG 41KT 2930 8840 2878 8879 2809 9032

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

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