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
917 AM CDT FRI MAY 25 2018

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River LA
  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 1015 AM CDT.

* At 917 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing
  waterspouts was located 13 nm south of Timbalier Island, moving
  west at 5 knots.

  HAZARD...Waterspouts.

  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.

* The severe thunderstorm will remain over mainly open waters.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 2903 9018 2876 9014 2873 9068 2896 9071
TIME...MOT...LOC 1417Z 085DEG 7KT 2885 9046

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

$$

24/RR


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