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
1151 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHANDELEUR SOUND...
  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 THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
  PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 1245 PM CDT

* AT 1150 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS...DANGEROUS WINDS
  IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL...LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 9 NM NORTHWEST OF CHANDELEUR SOUND TO 29 NM SOUTH OF
  SHIP ISLAND TO 17 NM EAST OF BRETON SOUND TO 13 NM NORTHEAST OF
  PILOTTOWN TO 13 NM WEST OF SOUTHWEST PASS OF MISSISSIPPI RIVER...
  MOVING EAST AT 50 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SOUTHWEST PASS OF MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND CHANDELEUR SOUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS...SMALL HAIL...
HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 PM CDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN
LOUISIANA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 2929 8803 2880 8870 2888 8978 2914 8939
      2911 8938 2920 8934 2913 8926 2921 8918
      2918 8913 2922 8912 2926 8918 2922 8921
      2927 8920 2919 8926 2920 8926 2957 8904
      2973 8908 3006 8932 3008 8835
TIME...MOT...LOC 1650Z 271DEG 48KT 3000 8920 2973 8900 2955 8897 2937
8905 2893 8964

$$



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