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
141 PM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

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...
  WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 245 PM CDT

* AT 141 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM HIGH ISLAND
  A23 TO NEAR HIGH ISLAND A410...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 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...SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND
           HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE
           JACKETS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  WEST CAMERON 53...HIGH ISLAND A33...SABINE PASS 10...HIGH ISLAND
  170...WEST CAMERON 48...HIGH ISLAND 136...HIGH ISLAND 22...HIGH
  ISLAND 199...HIGH ISLAND 167...HIGH ISLAND A100...HIGH ISLAND
  A177...HIGH ISLAND 110...HIGH ISLAND 52...HIGH ISLAND A201...HIGH
  ISLAND 129...HIGH ISLAND 5...HIGH ISLAND 138 AND HIGH ISLAND 116.

LAT...LON 2967 9406 2967 9386 2972 9379 2974 9369
      2869 9370 2865 9385 2853 9401 2955 9438
TIME...MOT...LOC 1841Z 207DEG 34KT 2899 9422 2841 9422

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

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