LA Marine Warnings and Forecast for Sunday, June 21, 2020

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SPECIAL MARINE WARNING

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...

Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas...

* Until 115 PM CDT.

* At 1251 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing

waterspouts was located near Kenner, moving northeast at 15 knots.

HAZARD...Waterspouts and wind gusts 34 knots or greater.

SOURCE...Radar.

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...

Orleans Marina.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor until hazardous weather passes.

Thunderstorms can produce sudden waterspouts. Waterspouts can easily

overturn boats and create locally hazardous seas. Seek safe harbor

immediately.

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