Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
522 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 645 AM CST

* AT 521 AM CST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR HIGH ISLAND 110...OR 10 NM NORTHEAST
  OF HIGH ISLAND 157...MOVING NORTH AT 15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 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 50
           KNOTS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. BOATS COULD SUSTAIN
           SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE OR CAPSIZE. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE
           WEARING LIFE JACKETS. RETURN TO SAFE HARBOR IF POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HIGH ISLAND 138...WEST CAMERON 45...HIGH ISLAND 22...WEST CAMERON
  53...HIGH ISLAND 110...SABINE PASS 10...WEST CAMERON 48 AND HIGH
  ISLAND 52.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 2967 9406 2968 9396 2967 9386 2973 9375
      2977 9343 2976 9334 2934 9383 2935 9396
      2923 9426 2955 9439
TIME...MOT...LOC 1121Z 202DEG 15KT 2935 9416

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

BRAZZELL



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