100  
WHUS54 KLIX 132145  
SMWLIX  
GMZ552-555-570-572-132245-  
/O.NEW.KLIX.MA.W.0496.181213T2145Z-181213T2245Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA  
345 PM CST THU DEC 13 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 PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA  
RIVER LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO PORT  
FOURCHON LOUISIANA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO  
PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA OUT 20 NM...  
 
* UNTIL 445 PM CST.  
 
* AT 344 PM CST, STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR PILOTTOWN TO 17 NM SOUTH OF LOUISIANA OFFSHORE  
OIL PORT. THE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE NEARLY STATIONARY.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...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.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE  
EXPECTED.  
 
THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY  
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR  
IMMEDIATELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2836 9003 2865 9014 2922 8948 2914 8942  
2915 8940 2917 8942 2918 8941 2918 8936  
2917 8936 2917 8934 2910 8922 2909 8921  
2908 8923 2903 8918 2908 8920 2906 8916  
2904 8917 2905 8914  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2144Z 238DEG 1KT 2916 8930 2859 9000  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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