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
140 PM CDT MON APR 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  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 SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO PORT
  FOURCHON LOUISIANA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 245 PM CDT

* AT 139 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DANGEROUS WINDS IN EXCESS OF
  50 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 57 NM
  SOUTH OF FAREWELL BUOY TO 74 NM SOUTHEAST OF PILOTTOWN TO 41 NM
  SOUTH OF SOUTHWEST PASS OF MISSISSIPPI RIVER...MOVING EAST AT 40
  KNOTS.

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 2847 8816 2832 8828 2813 8897 2812 8902
      2825 8951 2864 8807
TIME...MOT...LOC 1839Z 281DEG 38KT 2918 8784 2884 8784 2864 8796 2826
8938

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