481  
WHUS54 KLIX 232207  
SMWLIX  
GMZ532-536-232245-  
/O.NEW.KLIX.MA.W.0043.180223T2207Z-180223T2245Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA  
407 PM CST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
CHANDELEUR SOUND...  
MISSISSIPPI SOUND...  
 
* UNTIL 445 PM CST  
 
* AT 406 PM CST, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING  
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 8 NM NORTH OF CHANDELEUR SOUND, MOVING  
NORTH AT 20 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
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.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
SHIP ISLAND, MISSISSIPPI SOUND AND CAT ISLAND.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY  
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR  
IMMEDIATELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3038 8881 2998 8894 3001 8914 3036 8911  
3036 8909 3037 8909 3037 8906 3039 8897  
3039 8892  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2206Z 189DEG 19KT 3008 8903  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...<34KTS  
 

 
 
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