457  
FZUS74 KLIX 151509  
MWSLIX  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA  
1009 AM CDT TUE SEP 15 2020  
 
GMZ577-151530-  
/O.CON.KLIX.MA.W.0435.000000T0000Z-200915T1530Z/  
1009 AM CDT TUE SEP 15 2020  
   
..A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1030 AM CDT
 
 
FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND LOUISIANA  
OUT 20 TO 60 NM...  
 
AT 1009 AM CDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING  
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 41 NM EAST OF PILOTTOWN, MOVING SOUTHWEST AT  
25 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 65 KNOTS.  
 
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 65 KNOTS AND  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. BOATS COULD SUSTAIN CATASTROPHIC  
DAMAGE OR CAPSIZE. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE  
JACKETS. RETURN TO SAFE HARBOR IF POSSIBLE  
 
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 2930 8840 2928 8830 2921 8828 2913 8828  
2908 8831 2908 8837 2913 8844 2924 8847  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1509Z 033DEG 24KT 2921 8842  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...65KTS  
 

 
 
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