Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
111 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

GMZ430-291900-
111 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  SABINE LAKE...

AT 110 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG
THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS
THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER PORT ARTHUR...MOVING EAST AT 10 KNOTS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN
WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL
OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2998 9378 2999 9377 2995 9376 2988 9377
      2982 9381 2982 9396 2985 9394 2984 9392
      2987 9393 2993 9386 2994 9386 2992 9388
      2996 9386 2998 9387 2998 9385 3000 9387
      2998 9383 3000 9379

$$

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