335  
WHUS54 KLIX 221640  
SMWLIX  
GMZ552-555-575-221815-  
/O.NEW.KLIX.MA.W.0009.180122T1640Z-180122T1815Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA  
1040 AM CST MON JAN 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 THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO  
PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA OUT 20 NM...  
 
* UNTIL 1215 PM CST  
 
* AT 1040 AM CST, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING  
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI  
RIVER, MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
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. 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.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.  
 
LAT...LON 2870 8865 2860 8951 2886 8981 2920 8954  
2911 8939 2911 8938 2916 8942 2917 8942  
2920 8933 2913 8926 2918 8913 2926 8916  
2926 8918 2919 8927 2920 8927 2926 8924  
2938 8869 2925 8860  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1640Z 253DEG 28KT 2905 8941  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
CLICK HERE TO GO TO PREVIOUS BULLETINS.

The Nexlab LA Page
The Nexlab MS Page Main Text Page