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
615 PM 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...
  WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...
  WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 715 PM CST

* AT 614 PM CST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR HIGH ISLAND A23...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
  30 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...
  HIGH ISLAND A201...WEST CAMERON 198...WEST CAMERON 196...HIGH
  ISLAND 110...WEST CAMERON 368...HIGH ISLAND 116...SABINE PASS 13...
  WEST CAMERON 168...HIGH ISLAND 199...HIGH ISLAND 138...WEST CAMERON
  342...WEST CAMERON 167...WEST CAMERON 269...WEST CAMERON 165...HIGH
  ISLAND A100...HIGH ISLAND A33...HIGH ISLAND A177...HIGH ISLAND
  136...HIGH ISLAND 170 AND WEST CAMERON 398.

LAT...LON 2947 9375 2950 9333 2943 9333 2943 9323
      2887 9307 2866 9405 2931 9430
TIME...MOT...LOC 0014Z 240DEG 30KT 2897 9414

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

$$

K. KUYPER



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